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Putin’s aggressive policies show sign of a worried regime

Analysis: Amid constitutional changes and Navalny poisoning, Russian president strives to maintain powerFor a man who has spent much of 2020 in social isolation, it has been a busy year for Vladimir Putin. He changed the constitution to allow himself to stay in power until 2036; acted to retain influence over his “near abroad” as protests erupted in Belarus and conflict flared in Nagorno-Karabakh; and, according to a wealth of evidence released earlier this week, ordered the assassination of his leading political opponent with chemical weapons.As news breaks of one of the biggest and most significant hacks of the US …read more

Source:: The Guardian