The Second Russian Revolution and the fall of Putin — a short story

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It’s March 19th 2023. Former Russian dictator, Vladimir Putin, has arrived in the Hague. As seems to be inevitable with International Criminal Court, his trial is set to last years.

In Russia, Alexei Navalny’s new government has begun what they are calling the ‘cleanup’ — trying to wrest back the country’s assets from the oligarchs who kept Putin in…




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