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Putin’s Dilemma: Everybody Hates Vlad And Russia Isn’t America

Russia is a military power but lacks the soft power for the status it so craves

Photo by Alina Grubnyak on Unsplash

In a guest lecture at my uni, political scientist and Russia expert Gerhard Mangott spoke about how he sees Russia’s war of aggression against Ukraine as a strategic mistake at the

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