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Today, Vladimir Putin's Russia faces its most serious threat since its annexation of Crimea in 2014. COVID-19 has spread rapidly, placing enormous strains on its public health system. Russia's economy is in lockdown. The vote on Putin's presidential future has been postponed. What do all these challenges mean for Russia's future? Anirudh Kanisetti speaks to Dr. Chandra Rekha from the Indian Council of World Affairs to find out.
Read Dr. Rekha's report, "Russia's Fight Against COVID-19":(https://bit.ly/3e6qGK6)
You can follow Anirudh on twitter: @AKanisetti
You can follow Dr. Chandra Rekha on twitter: @chandrarekha82