The Corner

One More Thing to Worry About

Good scary piece about Russia in the current issue of THE NEW REPUBLIC

(online only if you’re a subscriber). Bottom line: “In the near-total

vacuum that is Russian political life today, a new name can surface very

fast. But the fact that [extreme nationalists] Rogozin and Limonov are the

two names most often bandied about points to the part of the political

spectrum from which the new leader will emerge: He will be an extreme

nationalist dictator.” One more thing to worry about.

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