Kremlinism

noun
Krem·​lin·​ism | \-ˌnizəm\
plural -s

Definition of Kremlinism 

: the policies and practices characteristic of the Soviet Russian government Kremlinism threatens the security and even the physical existence of mankind by keeping alive the global anarchy— H. D. Lasswell

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