Russia Under Putin: The Feudal Analogy

Issue Date July 2000
Volume 11
Issue 3
Page Numbers 34-36
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The analogy with feudalism helps us understand the baffling changes that unexpectedly appeared during the transition away from communist rule.

About the Author

Charles H. Fairbanks, Jr., is senior fellow at the Hudson Institute. Since 2006, he has been living in Tbilisi, Georgia, where he is also professor of Soviet and post-Soviet systems at Ilia State University.

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