New Russians

Reading this article has made me nostalgic for my college Poli Sci class on the transition of the USSR from Communist Party rule to… well, no one was exactly sure then and it sounds like it’s still somewhat murky now even after all these years.  It’s a great reminder of how long these types of shifts take.  They say Rome wasn’t built in a day.  Neither is a democratic nation.  And then there’s the assertion by some that not all nations are fit for democracy.  I’ve always wondered if there’s any truth to that.

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