Summing Up Ten Years of Putin

For those who have Twitter-ized attention spans, I leave it to Mikhail Kasyanov to tell you about ten years of Russia under Vladimir Putin in the most succinct manner possible.  From the BBC:

“He was, and is, an old KGB officer who leads, or tries to evaluate all events and future from that angle: how to control society, how not to allow people to directly participate because that brings risks,” says Mr Kasyanov of his former boss.