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FPC Briefing: What happened to the 'Russian Spring'?

By Dr Catherine Owen.

This FPC briefing by Catherine Owen sets out some of the ways in which the Putin government has acted to stamp down on the protest movement that grew in the wake of the disputed Duma elections in 2011.

Download FPC Briefing: What happened to the 'Russian Spring'? (350 kilobyte PDF)