-Maidan demonstration, and it was attended by hundreds of activists.
By its very name, Anti-Maidan was a direct lesson from the 2013–2014 Euromaidan in Kyiv, and Anti-Maidan consisted of disparate entities tasked with helping the Kremlin stop a Euromaidan in Moscow.
Although unlikely that the Anti
that the heads of regions are appointed by the Kremlin. Their accountability to the federal center also influences their indecisiveness or delay in reacting to protests. 30
Since this is a qualitative study—the total number of observations is eleven—I subdivided them further to
certain pointers toward the 2018 presidential contest. First, the victory of United Russia ( UR ) demonstrated that the Kremlin had regained control of the political agenda after some brief instability in 2011–12.
There was clearly no appetite for radical reform among the electorate. At the same