The annexation of the Crimean territory in March has seen a nationalist fervor grip many Russians: according to recent polls President Putin's rates of approval are soaring above 85%. Both the man and the system he heads, still have a fair share of opponents but many feel that their vision of an alternative Russia is now out of reach. This seems especially true among the country's urban liberals: many have, or are considering, leaving the country...
A programme prepared by Elise Duffau and Patrick Lovett
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