What Does Putin Promise Russians? Russia's Authoritarian Social Policy. Journal Article uri icon



  • In his 20 years in power, Vladimir Putin has employed a savvy use of social policy to bolster his popularity, but it is a set of policies not well designed to address Russia's chronic under-provision of healthcare, education, and other social services-particularly in rural areas. The COVID-19 global pandemic will only exacerbate Russia's social policy challenges and could pose a threat to Putin's political survival.

publication date

  • January 1, 2020

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  • bronze

Date in CU Experts

  • August 26, 2020 1:40 AM

Full Author List

  • Sokhey SW

author count

  • 1

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International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0030-4387

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 390

end page

  • 402


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