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Unformatted text preview: 3. Limits pretrial detention 4. Uses courts as a weapon to punish his political opponents vi. Oligarechy 1. Businessmen elite that hold power and make decisions (capitalism moves closer and closer to state vii. Crackdown on crime 1. Combats the Russian mob 2. Arrested if found drunk in the streets viii.Cult of personality 1. Uses 9/11 to his advantage 2. Russia has experienced attack before b. “Managed” Democracy i. Against official ideology of any form ii. Beurocratic iii. Pragmatic solutions to immediate problems iv. Statism-nationalism without the negative connotations v. Wants to restore Russia to its greatness US wants to put nuclear defense missle in Europe to protect from iran and russia...
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This note was uploaded on 05/27/2008 for the course POLS 106 taught by Professor Morrell during the Spring '07 term at UConn.
- Spring '07