Modern Putinologists failed to promptly diagnose the regime’s mutation that made
Russia’s rejection of the Western rules of the game inevitable and marked its turn to the state
This article discusses certain aspects of international political climate that helped to accelerate this mutation and will determine the risks at its final stages. Lacking serious resources to increase its power, Russia repudiated the core trend of the emerging multipolar world, which considers economic dynamism the main criterion for success.
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