Moscow’s empire – Russia’s reemergence (3/4) | DW Documentary

Moscow’s empire – Russia’s reemergence (3/4) | DW Documentary

Vladimir Putin’s leadership style was authoritarian and arguably autocratic early on. He began undoing Russia’s internal chaos, while at the same time restricting newly won freedoms. Moscow became increasingly confident on the international stage.

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