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Expert: Russian system's crumbling; Kremlin does not control events

12 march 2015 | 11:05

Lilia Shevtsova believes Russian leadership does not know what to do next.

Владимир Путин
Lilia Shevtsova is confident Putin does not control events
Everybody suddenly began to realize that the Kremlin has no control over events and does not know what to do with these events.

This is what says Lilia Shevtsova, a Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institute on her Facebook page.

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"The system's is crumbling. And the presence or absence of Putin - or his change – will not change anything. Suddenly, everyone began to unwillingly realize that Kremlin does not control events and does not know what to do with these events!" – writes Shvetsova on her Facebook.

In her opinion, neither war in Ukraine, nor the economic crisis in Russia can make Russian crowd to "wake up and be scared."

"The death of Boris Nemtsov has suddenly revealed the extent of decomposition and decay of what should be a state. They are bustling…This is Nemtsov's revenge from there..." – says the expert.

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Earlier, Shevtsova expressed her confidence that Ukraine is destined to be the frontline area, until there is the Russian Empire.

Lilia Shevtsova is a Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institute, one of the major US think tanks. She was a leading researcher and member of the Scientific Council at the Moscow Carnegie Center for several years, where she was engaged in research of Russian domestic politics and political institutions.

Source: ZN.UA

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