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Authoritarian Resilience

By Suzanne Raine and Professor Brendan Simms Whatever his motives, the challenge to the Generals and to Putin by Yevgeny Prigozhin in Russia reminded us – if we needed reminding – how contingent political change can be. Analysts seek to predict when regimes might fall, but given that the firmness of state control is not an...