'Fatal mistake': Horror warning for West not to play into hands of Putin's successor

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Dr Mark Galleoti, Senior Associate Fellow of the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) and another expert involved in the simulation stated that it is more likely that Putin’s successor will be a nationalist figure who will further Putin’s ideology of hatred toward the West. He said: “It is more likely that a nationalist figure would emerge, or a nationalist government or at least a nationalist policy would be adopted by the new government, and essentially force the elite to maintain Putin's very harsh stance.”