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Critics Say Putin Must Address Security Corruption

President Vladimir Putin’s move to enhance his power in response to a wave of terrorism does not take on the real problem: the corrupt and unreformed security services that produced Putin in the first place, according to many politicians and analysts. Putin, a former KGB officer who later headed its domestic successor, the Federal Security Service, had been planning to centralize more political authority for months and took advantage of the school seizure in Beslan to unveil the decision, according to his advisers. But he did not remove security officials who have failed to foil repeated terrorist strikes in the last few years.Full Story

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