Taylor weighs in on recent Moscow elections in Vox article

Brian Taylor"The authorities made a calculation back in the summer: that it was better to keep the actual opposition candidates — the people associated with Navalny — off the ballot and take the protests over the summer, than it would be to steal the elections in September and face protests over that," says Professor Brian Taylor. "And they may have calculated right on this." Taylor was interviewed for the Vox article "Moscow’s elections dealt a blow to Putin’s party. But it’s complicated." 09/11/19