Tuesday 27 June 2023

Putin and Prigozhin: Russian History and the Voluble Political Emigre

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.

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