After more than a decade of post-communist transition Russia is neither a liberal nor a democratic society. Discuss.

The module in which this essay must be written is Russian Governmnet and Politics”, so the essay should be only concentrating around Russia and USSR

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Mikheyev, D Russia Transformed

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