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    Minchenko Consulting presents the report «Politburo 2.0 and the Anti-Establishment Wave» in English

    The Politburo 2.0, an informal decision-making structure that has developed around Vladimir Putin, has been preserved after the 2018 presidential election. Further deterioration of Russia’s relations with the West pushes the Politburo 2.0 to opt for the mobilisation scenario. This entails an increase in the role of the Security Council’s apparatus, which is becoming the fourth element of Putin's «Big Government» – alongside the Presidential Administration, the government per se and the key state corporations.

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    06.08.2019 18:02