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Kicking the Kremlin: Russia's New Dissidents and the Battle to Topple Putin

Marc Bennetts
Format
Book
Published
London, England : Oneworld, 2014.
Language
English
ISBN
9781780743486 (pbk.), 1780743483 (pbk.), 9781780743493 (eBook)
Summary
Discusses the wave of anti-Putin sentiment that has surged in Russia since his reelection in 2011, including interviews with members of the infamous Pussy Riot, top opposition leaders, and Kremlin insiders. -- Provided by publisher.
Contents
  • One day in December
  • Putin's pact
  • Putin and his 'sovereign democracy'
  • The 'orange threat' and the early dissenters
  • Medvedev and the scent of change
  • Navalny and the 'crooks and thieves'
  • Castling at the Kremlin
  • Polls and protests
  • Udaltsov and the New Left
  • Pussy Riot vs the Kremlin
  • Putin; s return
  • Tightening the screws
  • Pussy Riot : the verdict
  • Dark days
  • Next target : the New Left
  • The people's wrath
  • End of the line for Navalny?
  • Dreams of something more.
Description
xvi, 302 pages ; 23 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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