Spotlight on Geopolitics

Is Russia Heading…

Towards Dictatorship ?

Ever since the close of the Russian presidential elections, Western pundits have been asking themselves whether Russia is heading towards a dictatorship of sorts, or is still trying to fulfill the democratic aspirations of the Russian electorate.

Admittedly, the presidential elections have looked more like a referendum on Vladimir Putin’s choice of succcessor in the Kremlin. In the months to follow, the same pundits will have a chance to see if the real political power in Russia will be moving along with Putin, to the office of the premier.

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