Putinism’s Court Politics


Power Vertical Podcast Ep. 59

A struggle for position and influence in the shadows as a new political order takes place.

For the past month we have been witnessing the formal debate and passage of constitutional amendments that will facilitate Vladimir Putin's continued rule under new institutional arrangements.

But as is so often the case in Russia, all this kabuki theater has been something of a Potemkin facade masking the real and hidden battles.

The Kremlin's court politics are heating up and the stakes are high.

Listen as CEPA's Maria Snegovaya and Donald N. Jensen join Brian Whitmore on the latest Power Vertical Podcast to take a peek behind the curtain.

February 14, 2020