The Intellectual Catastrophe of Vladimir Putin

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Written by Paul Berman 13 March 2022

The calamity that has taken place has been, then, an intellectual calamity first of all. It is a monstrous failure of the Russian imagination. And the monstrous failure has brought about the very collapse into barbarism and the danger to the ever-fragile Russian state that Putin thought he was trying to avoid.

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