Putin Was the First Alt-Right President: How the New U.S. Administration Needs to Think About Russia

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Subject: LCSH

Conservatives, Trump, Donald, 1946-, Putin, Vladimir Vladimirovich, 1952-, Cabinet officers, Populism


Political Science


"[Vladimir] Putin is set on bringing Russia back to its glory days before the collapse of the 1990s. This Russia is independent from both the East or the West. Putin’s vision is not to build a new Soviet Union, but rather a new Russia that adapts much of its feudal past to the present."


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Schmidt, M. J. (2017). Putin is the First Alt-Right President. Georgetown Journal of International Affairs. http://journal.georgetown.edu/putin-was-the-first-alt-president-how-the-new-u-s-administration-needs-to-think-about-russia/