Vladimir Putin's Russia meets the classical definition of fascist state, says Maria Snegovaya, except for one factor-the Kremlin can't yet unite the public around a clearly articulated nationalist ideology. This missing piece constrains the aggressiveness of the state. Without it, the Russian people will not accept fighting foreign wars indefinitely.
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Research Article| March 01 2017
Is it Time to Drop the F-Bomb on Russia?: Why Putin Is Almost a Fascist
World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 48–53.
Maria Snegovaya; Is it Time to Drop the F-Bomb on Russia?: Why Putin Is Almost a Fascist. World Policy Journal 1 March 2017; 34 (1): 48–53. doi: https://doi.org/10.1215/07402775-3903736
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