The Kremlin’s Unusual Silence
The problems for Russia's central government keep growing, but the leadership seems reluctant to act.
Russian President Vladimir Putin will not fly to New York this week for the 75th session of the U.N. General Assembly, reportedly due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Putin’s annual television program and Q&A show, which usually happens in June but was postponed this year, also will not occur in 2020 – because of the pandemic. […]