Title

Putinism and Russia's Political Dead-End

Document Type

Video

Publication Date

9-18-2012

Abstract

Jason Lindsey, chair of the Political Science Department at St. Cloud State University, presents the first Global Awareness Lecture of the fall semester, speaking on "Putinism and Russia's Political Dead End" at the College of Saint Benedict. Professor Lindsey speaks on the ramifications of the recent concentration of political power in Russia in the hands of Vladimir Putin and his One Russia Party.

Professor Lindsey received his M.A. and Ph.D. in political science from Columbia University and a certificate in Russian area studies from the Harriman Institute. He is the author of several articles on Russian affairs and a book, The Concealment of the State: Exposing and Challenging the Postmodern State. In spring semester 2013 he will be a Fullbright Scholar at the National Law Academy in Kharkiv, Ukraine.

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