Putin packs his bags but Medvedev still bides his time

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Baev, Pavel K. (2008) Putin packs his bags but Medvedev still bides his time, Eurasia Daily Monitor, 28 April 2008.

Coming back to business after the May break, Russia will find itself to be a different country entering a new 'era'.

Putin may now be facing anxiety about losing the many small vestiges of power that he has enjoyed more than the power itself, but these petty worries might soon merge into a greater panic about the viability of his power-sharing scheme improvised in a rather haphazard way during his second presidential term.

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Pavel K. Baev

Pavel K. Baev

Research Professor