OPINIONISTA: The fall and rise of public heroism

Since 2011, Vladimir Putin’s rule has looked increasingly fragile in the face of growing street protests in Moscow and other Russian cities. When such regimes can no longer be relied on to deliver economic prosperity, their future is bound to come under threat as new heroes rise up in opposition. This is the lesson emerging not only in Russia, but also in the Middle East and East Asia....

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Published By: dailymaverick - Wednesday, 21 August