Ilya Yashin on Russian Politics

Ilya Yashin speaks at the University of Texas on April 2, 2012.  Most anti-government Russians don’t want revolution, he says, they just want the constitution to work.  The trouble is that when the public call for elections, freedom of speech, and the rule of law, the government accuses them of having much more extreme opinions than they really do. (Yashin’s bilingual talk starts at the 4-minute-mark.)