The Next Step Forward or Merely a Time Out?
The term "tandem" was used to describe the Putin-Medvedev combination which ruled Russia from 2008 to 2012, when Medvedev was president and Putin prime minister. Many people saw Putin as the real wielder of power, with Medvedev as his puppet. Other people, however, saw Medvedev as a visionary,...
To Be Published September 2nd 2014 by Routledge