Russia “in the vanguard” of region’s anti-democratic backlash

National Endowment for Democracy LogoDemocracy Digest from the National Endowment for Democracy (NED): Continuing democratic regression in the non-Baltic former Soviet Union presents a serious challenge to policymakers, according to an Obama administration official. Russia is “in the vanguard” of an anti-democratic backlash that keeps some 221 million citizens under authoritarian rule. Policymakers don’t pay as much attention to anti-democratic backsliding as they might for both psychological and methodological

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Russia “in the vanguard” of region’s anti-democratic backlash

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