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5 Russian words that explain Vladimir Putin

When the Soviet Union belatedly began reinventing itself in the 1980s under Mikhail Gorbachev, the Western press was full of Russian buzzwords like Perestroika (reform) and Glasnost (openness) that explained the Kremlin’s worldview. With Vladimir Putin on the ascendance, and Russia dominating the headlines, it’s baffling that Kremlinologists have forgotten their Russian this time around.
Here are 5 Russian words that explain Putin’s actions in 2017.
1. компромат (Kompromat)
Kompromat is the Russian word for compromising information about public figures, and is Putin’s preferred poisoned dart against enemies of the state.
A former KGB officer versed in the dirty art of disinformation, he curried …read more

Source: European Voice

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