Russia turns into a “total state”, which previously was only in the dystopia of “1984” George Orwell – ex-adviser to Putin

РФ превращается в "тотальное государство", которое ранее было лишь в антиутопии "1984" Оруэлла - экс-советник Путина

According to the expert, now Russia finally established a regime of security services.

The decision of the President of Russia Vladimir Putin 15-22 January 2020 on amendments to the Russian Constitution, means the final formation of the so-called total state, which previously existed only in dystopian “1984,” Orwell and like her.

This was the author’s program of the founder of the edition “GORDON” Dmitry Gordon said Russian economist, former Advisor to Putin and senior fellow at the Cato Institute in Washington, Andrei Illarionov.

In his opinion, now in Russia finally established a regime of security services.

“Decisions 15-22 January 2020 in Russia is, of course, a landmark. They represent the final transition of the nature of the current Russian regime from the Union of intelligence and sislibov (the so-called “systemic liberals” in Russia – ed.) the only mode of special services and to the final formation of the so-called total state, which previously existed only in dystopian “1984,” Orwell and like her. Now it becomes the absolute reality,” – said Illarionov.

He proposed to enshrine in the Constitution the status and role of the State Council; to approve the priority of the Constitution over international treaties; strengthen cooperation between state and municipal authorities; to give the Duma the right to approve the Prime Minister and also in his representation of all his deputies and Federal Ministers.

In addition, the President of the Russian Federation proposed to amend the compulsory criteria (citizenship and length of residence) members of the government, Parliament and heads of subjects of Federation and toughening of requirements to the President (terms in office).

According to him, for changes to the Constitution will be proposed to vote to citizens of Russia. In 2024 Putin over presidential powers, and in accordance with the Constitution he can’t run for the post of Russian President.

Also on 15 January, after the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin to the Federal Assembly, the government of Dmitry Medvedev resigned.

On January 16 the new Prime Minister of Russia was Mikhail Mishustin, who succeeded Dmitry Medvedev.

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