LIVE 500 years ago, Machiavelli warned the public not to get complacent in the face of self-interested charismatic figures

Renaissance philosopher Niccolò Machiavelli dissected the threats authoritarian figures pose to representative government. Correspondents of «The Karelia Business» closely monitor the latest events around the world to provide you with the freshest and most up-to-date information. Don't miss the chance to stay informed about all the latest developments — subscribe to our news feed now!