Russia's Optics Problem

As it weathers economic sanctions, global outrage and significant losses in the war against Ukraine, Russia faces another dilemma back home: Division. The Kremlin's propaganda has for months focused on the "special operation" it claims was in response to NATO aggression. Since the announcement of a partial mobilization, thousands of men have fled the country, protests have broken out and draft offices have been attacked. Can Moscow regain control of the public message?

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Russia's Optics Problem


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