Friday, December 10, 2010

What Exactly

Human Rights Watch logoIn a sense, it is easier, strategy-wise, to be opposed to a full totalitarian regime than it is to try to counter a more sophisticated, strongly authoritarian one. There is some freedom. How do you explain to people what exactly they are lacking?

-- Tanya Lokshina, deputy director of the Moscow office of Human Rights Watch, on post-Soviet Russia, 12 January 2010

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