Tuesday, February 16, 2010

V. Surkov speaking

Now infamous interview with V. Surkov:
Kremlin says tight control key to modernising economy, KyivPost "We have a school that teaches that political modernisation -- by which is meant political debauchery, 'anything goes' -- is the key to economic modernization," Surkov told the Vedomosti business daily.
"There is a different concept, to which I hold, which considers the consolidated state as a transitional instrument, a tool for modernization," he said. "Some call it authoritarian modernization. I do not care what it is called."

Full version in Russian

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