, head of the tiny Party of Peace and Unity, announced that she had set up a “Movement in support of Russian Federation President’s policy to strengthen statehood and the defense potential of our country.” Support for the president meant support for “the agonizing but hopeful work in the name of and for the benefit of our country,” said Ms. Umalatova, adding that she hoped that Putin’s accession marked the end of Russia’s “national humiliation.” Ms. Umalatova, it should be noted, is an admirer of