Tuesday, December 27, 2005

Russia Turning Back to Dictatorship

Russia's experiment with democracy may be ending. Andrei Illarionov, the chief economic advisor to Russian President Vladimir Putin, resigned yesterday saying, Russia is "no longer a democratic country, no longer a free country."

The example that the U.S. has set over the last five years has not exactly been like a beacon shining a light for democracy either.

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