普京在自杀吗?

本周末,普京总统即将出访他最大外交政策失误的发生地乌克兰。鉴于他在应对国内具有任何自治程度的任何机构方面表现出的日益无能的短视行为,这一行动似乎有些出人意料。

比如,弗拉基米尔·普京总统最近废除了俄罗斯的省级选举。从此以后,一个和欧盟或美国一样复杂的多民族国家将为总统任命的官员所统治。这并非获得深邃统治思想的秘方。

的确,在俄罗斯,民选的官员已经成为濒危品种。克林姆林宫运用欺骗和其他手法对选举进行操纵的巫术(在俄罗斯被称作“政治技术”)现在将仅用于乌克兰等外国的选举中。俄罗斯取消选举的理由是抗击恐怖主义。现在,这已被用作所有手段的理由。

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