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Oxford University | 02Jul2015 | Karen Dawisha [01:07:27]

Karen Dawisha Interview at Merton College, Oxford University

Published on 2 Jul 2015

1. Intro - 0:00
2. Cambridge’s refusal to publish Putin’s Kleptocracy 0:20
3. From failing democracy to succeeding autocracy 5:12
4. Kremlin document leaked before Putin inaugurated revealing plans for autocracy and use of secret services to suppress the opposition 6:56
5. Why did the West insist on viewing Putin as the “accidental autocrat”? 9:20
6. The Russian Apartment Bombings vs. 9/11 "Truthers" 10:58
7. Undermining Democracy: from KGB to FSB 27:33
8. Putin’s enduring popularity despite rampant corruption 35:36
9. Prospects for regime change and the “irregular forces" 39:55
10. Putin's impending succession crisis 43:22
11. The impact of sanctions — a declining return? 45:01
12. Kleptocracy, economics, and the fate of "Great Russia" 55:03
13. The foreign policy future 1:04:04

For more information about the controversy surrounding Putin's Kleptocracy, please go to Edward Lucas’ Blog in The Economist: http://www.economist.com/blogs/easternapproaches/2014/04/russia

Purchase Professor Dawisha's book, Putin's Kleptocracy: Who Owns Russia?, on Amazon here: http://www.amazon.com/Putins-Kleptocracy-Who-Owns-Russia/dp/1476795193

[W.Z. The various articles of Karen Dawisha archived on our website are listed below:]

The Putin Principle: How It Came to Rule Russia  World Affairs, 13May2015; Karen Dawisha
Putin’s Kleptocracy: Who Owns Russia  Simon & Schuster, 2014; Karen Dawisha; [2] Audio [01:25:08]
A book too far  Economist, 03Apr2014; E.L. re: Karen Dawisha
Dawisha2014PutinKleptocracy.pdf  Putin's Kleptocracy: Who Owns Russia