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Russia: “Democracy Without Balls”

Categories: Eastern & Central Europe, Russia, Elections, Freedom of Speech, Governance, Human Rights, Law, Politics, RuNet Echo

Oleg Klimov writes [1] [ru] that Mikhail Gorbachev, speaking on the 20th anniversary of the Soviet Union's collapse, said that “Putin is no dictator – he has just castrated democracy by depriving citizens of the democratic right to choose.”