Photo Gallery The Era of the Autocrats

Autocratic leaders and wannabes, from Putin to Trump, are making political inroads around the world. In recent years, Western liberal democracy has failed to live up to some of its core promises, helping to fuel the current wave of illiberalism.
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Foto: Andy Wong/ AP
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Foto: SPUTNIK/ REUTERS
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Foto: Murad Sezer/ REUTERS
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Foto: NEIL HALL/ POOL/ EPA-EFE/ REX/ Shutterstock
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Foto: Bernadett Szabo/ REUTERS
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Foto: BENOIT TESSIER/ REUTERS