The Worlds Top Dissidents

Garry Kasparov: Arguably the world’s greatest chess player, Kasparov’s political career has not been nearly as successful. Founder of the United Civil Front and a leader of the loose opposition coalition the «Other Russia,» Kasparov planned to challenge then-President Vladimir Putin’s handpicked successor, Dmitry Medvedev, in the 2008 Russian presidential election. But he was forced to withdraw in the face of a campaign of harassment that he says was directed by the Kremlin. Kasparov, like many other Putin-era Russian dissidents, has proved much more popular in the West than in Russia. And Putin, now a very powerful prime minister, has proved to be an even tougher opponent than Deep Blue.

The Worlds Top Dissidents: Aung San Suu Kyi, the Dalai Lama, and more | Foreign Policy.

todos vamos a morir

Tengo los comentarios apagados por esta razón. Si te gusta este post, compártelo con tus amigos.

Daniel Pratt

Emprendedor, artista de calle, aficionado a los medios sociales, fan de PHP, amante de psql, geek. Vamos a morir pronto. Lo que queda es amar, disfrutar de nuestras glorias, miserias y afinidades electivas.

More Posts - Website

Follow Me:
TwitterFacebookGoogle Plus

Leer entrada anterior
¿Por qué las hallacas de mi mamá son las mejores?

It's a matter of olfactory evoked nostalgia. We looked at 989 people from 45 states and 39 countries, and we...