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The past 20 years of President Vladimir Putin's rule have coincided with a widening inequality gap in Russia. Now a constitutional change allows him two more chances at the ballot box — which means he could still be president in 2036. Today, we're looking at how Putin's economic policies have made the rich richer, the poor poorer, and why he's still so popular.
In this episode:
Julian Colling (@juliancllg), a freelance journalist based in Moscow; and Greg Yudin, a professor of political philosophy at the Moscow School of Social and Economic Sciences.
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