The unrest in Moscow that began on the eve of President Vladimir Putin’s inauguration ceremony, when police violently broke up an opposition demonstration and hasn’t let up, with noisy demonstrations becoming practically a daily occurrence in the Russian capital.
In this week’s edition of the Power Vertical podcast, I sat down with my regular co-host Kirill Kobrin, managing editor of RFE/RL’s Russian Service, to discuss the politics of the street and the machinations in the corridors of power — and how they intersect. Do the protests matter? Are they spreading? And what do they mean for how Russia will be governed? [listen to the podcast here]
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