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Putin's Death Grip

How Vladimir Putin's desperate hold on power is fueling the next revolution

by (author) Michael Petrou & Maclean's

Rogers Publishing Limited
Initial publish date
Aug 2013
Presidents & Heads of State
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Vladimir Putin has been promising glory to Russia for a dozen years. For a long time, the country bought it. Now the increasingly defiant strongman finds himself battling a restive nation. Maclean’s Michael Petrou travelled through Russia talking to senior officials, political opponents and angry workers, and found the leader’s death grip on power may be fuelling the next revolution.

About the authors

Michael Petrou, an award-winning senior writer at Maclean's, has covered wars and conflicts across Africa, the Middle East, and Central Asia. He is the author of Renegades: Canadians in the Spanish Civil War, and holds a doctorate in modern history from the University of Oxford. Petrou lives in Ottawa.

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