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What the Russian protests can—and can’t—do

Russian protesters

“Last Saturday, tens of thousands of Muscovites gathered in the third mass protest in less than two months, chanting “Putin, ukhodi!”(Putin, go!) and “Rossiya bez Putina” (Russia without Putin). This demonstration of public resentment, unprecedented in post-Soviet Russia, is a sign of a broader political crisis.”

(Read more at ForeignAffairs.com)

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