United Russia is the powerhouse of Russian politics. At its base is the influence of the paternal Vladimir Putin, two-time President and one-time Prime Minister,…Read More
Christopher Johnson is majoring in political science and Russian studies at Stetson University in DeLand, Florida. Prior to writing this paper, he spent two semesters abroad in Moscow, studying on SRAS's Russian Studies Abroad Program and, as part of that program, serving an internship at a political NGO. He hopes to continue his studies on Russia and international relations at the graduate level.