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About Ben Judah
Ben Judah is the author of Fragile Empire: How Russia Fell In And Out Of Love With Vladimir Putin published by Yale University Press.
Articles by Ben Judah
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No to TTIP
The central Asian country that seemed in the mid-2000s to be moving towards democracy is now descending into authoritarianism. Opposition activists and human-rights workers are at the sharp end, finds Ben Judah in Bishkek.