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    The Survivalist in the Kremlin

    Jul 4, 2013 Fiona Hill

    To commemorate its founding 25 years ago PS is republishing a selection of commentaries written since 1994.

    In the following commentary, Fiona Hill explained why Russian President Vladimir Putin’s stated objective of ensuring Russia’s survival put him on a collision course with the West.

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The Survivalist in the Kremlin

Jul 4, 2013 Fiona Hill

To commemorate its founding 25 years ago PS is republishing a selection of commentaries written since 1994.

In the following commentary, Fiona Hill explained why Russian President Vladimir Putin’s stated objective of ensuring Russia’s survival put him on a collision course with the West.

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