Both Ivan IV, the Rurik Tsar, and Iosif Stalin, the Red Tsar, endured a series of angry, often vitriolic epistles from exiled political critics; in Ivan’s case from Prince Andrei Kurbsky and in Stalin’s case Leon Trostky.
Will we witness a similar phenomenon develop between Russia’s most recent political emigre Yevgeny Prigozhin and President Vladimir Putin?
© Adeyinka Makinde (2023).
Adeyinka Makinde is a writer based in London, England. He has an interest in geopolitics.