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Putin’s threats disguise a weakening position

7 mins | Jan 13, 2022
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What is really behind Russia's warning of invasion? A regional sphere of influence made up of corrupt autocracies is vulnerable to uprisings and instability. Reflecting on relations between Russia and the West, Gideon Rachman argues Putin does not hold all the power in his threats to Invade Ukraine because the real threats to his rule are internal, which cannot give Russia security.