Latynina: something happened, and Putin is gone good luck

After the annexation of Crimea to Russia, there is a delegitimization of the regime of President Vladimir Putin. Such opinion on air of radio station «Echo of Moscow», said Russian journalist Yulia Latynina.

«In 2014, after the annexation of Crimea, it seemed that Putin has found an especially good political move – the salvation of the Russians from the Nazis, guns instead of butter, jingoism, 90 percent of ratings, popular support. Now, three years after the Crimean turn, and somehow restless,» said she.

According to Latynina, this course provided a short-term Putin’s popularity, «but it also led to a strategic delegitimization».

«Something happened, and Putin is gone good luck. Because here, in the first 15 years of the Putin presidency, in General, extremely lucky. And, not that the government behaves differently… it was All good, took NTV (NTV. – «GORDON»), was arrested Khodorkovsky (former co-owner of the YUKOS oil company Mikhail Khodorkovsky. – «GORDON»). Despite this, world leaders in 2005, the anniversary of the victory, gathered for the celebration of victory Day in Moscow. It was such a triumph for Putin,» – said the publicist.

She noted that Putin’s regime was supported by Finance close to it businessmen.

«Putin’s support until 2014 based on a broad consensus of business elites. Now this business elite cover or sanctions, or lack of money. And, of course, Yes, maybe there 85 (percent. – «GORDON»), maybe a little less, maybe a little more of the population supports the regime. But the problem is that it is economically not active population,» – said Latynina.

Putin is President of Russia since may 2012. Prior to that, he led the country in 2000-2008. The Russian presidential election must be held in 2018. Putin about his intention to run is not stated.

Latynina: something happened, and Putin is gone good luck 13.08.2017

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