mardi 20 septembre 2022

L'avenir de Poutine et l'Ukraine

The liberation of Russian-occupied territory might bring down Vladimir Putin.…

Putin has refused even to allow Russians to contemplate an alternative to his seedy and corrupt brand of kleptocratic power. Nevertheless, I repeat: It is inconceivable that he can continue to rule if the centerpiece of his claim to legitimacy—his promise to put the Soviet Union back together again—proves not just impossible but laughable. 

                                                                                            -- Ann Applebaum, in The Atlantic