United Russia's Phony Liberals

In an opinion editorial in The Moscow Times former State Duma deputy Vladimir Ryzhkov criticises United Russia's phony liberals. The article says that the three prominent United Russia members, Vladimir Pligin, Viktor Zubarev and Valery Fadeyev, who presented a "Manifesto of Russian Political Liberalism," are loyal apologists for President Vladimir Putin's authoritarianism who are making a pathetic attempt to pass themselves off as liberal democrats.

Thursday, February 7, 2013