041609 - 04/16/09 PLCP 321 Essay- answer one of the essays,...

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04/16/09 PLCP 321 Essay- answer one of the essays, integrate relative readings! Due Tuesday! Putin 1990s o Gave a lot of evidence that he would have been a good PM Loyal and disciplined Good at administrative work Putin served as his advisor’s #2 or #3 for many years o Rose through the Kremlin bureaucracy Head of the KGB for only a year but he purged that office of agents not loyal to Yeltsin Yeltsin decided that Putin had the abilities to deal with Russia’s problems and to deal with Chechnya Chechen war o Once the Chechens started terrorist attacks, Russian public opinion changed 1994-96 the war was seen as one corrupt leader in Moscow against another corrupt leader in Groznyy Media, still free at this point, covered the war this way Russians now saw it as a national war, fighting of the people’s interests People didn’t really care about Chechen suffering after the apartment bombings o Putin dramatically escalated the military campaign in Chechnya
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2009 for the course PLCP 321 taught by Professor Lynch during the Spring '09 term at UVA.

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