1. a term, coined by former russian president Vladimir Putin to describe russian political system, democratic governance with considerable level of control by the government.
2. a euphemistic term used to describe supposedly free (democratic) relations, but with significant control in reality.
"Sovereign democracy" is a Kremlin coinage that conveys two messages: first, that Russia's regime is democratic and, second, that this claim must be accepted, period.
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