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Brian Taylor

Brian Taylor

Brian Taylor is Professor and Chair of Political Science, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University. He is the author of State Building in Putin's Russia: Policing and Coercion after Communism (2011) and Politics and the Russian Army: Civil-Military Relations, 1689-2000 (2003).
    Putin thinks he’s a superhero, saving Russia from US hegemony
    Putin thinks he’s a superhero, saving Russia from US hegemony
    According to some Russian observers, Vladimir Putin relishes his international image as “a Bond villain”. But as Joss Whedon, the creator of...