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Russian spring? Suprise setback for Putin

Russia’s first general election since the advent of the smartphone offers up a surprise setback for Vladimir Putin. Are nascent protests the sign of a burgeoning democracy, or indeed the beginning of the end for the team that has now ruled for over a decade?

  • Misha MOST, Russian artist;
  • Natalia NAROCHNITSKAYA, President, Institute of Democracy and Cooperation; Former member of the State Duma of the Russian Federation;
  • Galia ACKERMAN, Head of Russian Department, "Politique Internationale"(quarterly review);
  • Douglas HERBERT, France 24 International Affairs editor;
  • Vladimir SMEKHOV, France 24 journalist.

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