Tags: LIGNET | Vladimir Putin | Russia | Crimean Peninsula

LIGNET: Putin's Expansionist Idealogy Seeks to Fill Post-Soviet Void

Image: LIGNET: Putin's Expansionist Idealogy Seeks to Fill Post-Soviet Void Russian President Vladimir Putin looks on during a press conference on Ukraine at his country home, Novo-Ogaryova, outside Moscow on March 4, 2014. (Alexey Nikolsky/AFP/Getty Images)

Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 03:41 PM

Russian President Vladimir Putin's annexation of the Crimean Peninsula caught Western leaders by surprise, but it shouldn't have.

The Russian strongman clearly professes a nationalist, authoritarian, expansionist ideology that defines Russia in opposition to the West.

Click HERE to read an exclusive analysis by LIGNET's top intelligence experts.




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