RD interviewed Russia's prominent political experts to figure out what are the odds of the current economic crisis driving people to the streets and turning into a political one?
Video by Vladimir Stakheev
Russia Direct asked well-known political experts to give their take on the possibility of the current economic crisis in the country leading to protests and turning into the political one.
This RD Insight features:
- Andrei Kolesnikov, Chair of the Russian Domestic Politics and Political Institutions Program at the Carnegie Moscow Center;
- Alexey Levinson, social research director at Levada Analytical Center;
- Nikolai Petrov, Professor at the Higher School of Economics (HSE);
- Leonid Gozman, Democratic activist and fellow at the National Endowment for Democracy.