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Leyla Latypova

Leyla Latypova

Leyla Latypova is a geopolitical risk analyst and journalist. Latypova is currently pursuing a postgraduate degree at UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies, where her primary research focus is on social movements and regional mobilization in Russia. 

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Fear of Popular Revolutions Drove Putin to Attack Ukraine

Fear of Popular Revolutions Drove Putin to Attack Ukraine

The war in Ukraine is informed by Russia’s interventions in Syria and Georgia, which boosted Putin’s confidence that brute violence is the most effective method of stifling nonviolent dissent.