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LIGNET: Putin Revives Brezhnev's Strong-Arm Tactics in Test of West

Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 02:02 PM

Image: LIGNET: Putin Revives Brezhnev's Strong-Arm Tactics in Test of West
Russian President Vladimir Putin at the summer presidential residence in Foros, near Yalta, on July 24, 2010. (Alexander Zemlianichenko/AFP/Getty Images)
Russian President Vladimir Putin's actions in Ukraine demonstrate a newfound willingness to use economic, political, and military pressure to maintain the Kremlin's hold over former Soviet states, a modern-day version of the Brezhnev Doctrine of the 1960s.

A lack of Western leverage has emboldened Russia and is likely to discourage other countries from even leaning away from Moscow.

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


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