Quarrels in the Government Fuelled by Inflation and Intrigue

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Baev, Pavel K. (2006) Quarrels in the Government Fuelled by Inflation and Intrigue, Eurasia Daily Monitor, 20 March.

The last two weeks produced many unusually loud and disagreeable exchanges in the Russian government.

Squabbles in the government testify to the diminishing political returns from distributing the oil rent among the legion of greedy bureaucrats, but Putin's regime knows no other purpose for its existence.

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Authors

Pavel K. Baev

Pavel K. Baev

Research Professor