Your Good News/Bad News Post of the Day

by Pejman Yousefzadeh on December 4, 2011

The good news is that Vladimir Putin’s party underperformed in parliamentary elections, indicating that Russians may be tired of his brand of authoritarianism.

The bad news is that the main challenge to Putin’s party now comes from the communists. We’ve seen this movie before, and it does not end well.

Russians can be forgiven for wondering what it will take for them to finally catch a break.

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