The TASS series “20 questions to Vladimir Putin” – in this compilation, Putin answers the question of whether or not he ever had a double, and his views on the brain drain. Russia’s salaries need to increase, preferably in relation to the rest of the job market, in order to retain its best and brightest.
Traditionally, a changing world order has been accompanied by either a large global conflict or a series of regional conflicts. Similarly, we are living through a time in which a unipolar world is reluctantly transforming into something new. One tool at the disposal of political elites is the manipulation of the media. I aim to provide accurate translations of primary sources, of what may be incorrect perceptions of Russia’s foreign policy. – Inessa S.