Is Vladimir Putin losing his grip?

As Putin has entrenched his authority, Russia has seemed to move backward socially and economically. The question is whether the regime can enact any meaningful reforms without reforming its own kleptocratic nature

October 22, 2017 3:21 PM (UTC+8)
Russia President Vladimir Putin watches judo on the margins of the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok, Russia, on September 7, 2017. Photo: Reuters / Sergei Karpukhin
Russia President Vladimir Putin watches judo on the margins of the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok, Russia, on September 7, 2017. Photo: Reuters / Sergei Karpukhin
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