Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump eye each other during the G20 summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on November 30, 2018. Photo: Reuters
Nicholas Ross Smith
Opinion

Opinion

Nicholas Ross Smith

After the Mueller report, it’s clear Putin and Russia aren’t the cause of Western democracy’s problems

  • It has become fashionable to blame Russian interference for cases in which democracy seems to have gone awry – from Brexit to Donald Trump’s presidency
  • The trouble, however, lies more with electoral democracy

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Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump eye each other during the G20 summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on November 30, 2018. Photo: Reuters
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