Putin wanted to be the second Stalin, but became the second Kirkorov
Pugacheva's letter does not kill Russia, but diagnoses it: Russia is already ready for protests. Pugacheva became a superstar in Russia because she understood her audience best of all.
A war of attrition is in full swing
Muscovites are beginning to realize that they are losing this war, and have little desire sink with Putin.
Why is this important to us? Because this is a war of attrition. It will end when the Muscovites lose the ability to fight.
Pugacheva's appeal came as a surprise to the Putin regime/Channel 24 Collage
Pugacheva's Zugzwang for Putin
Pugacheva's letter is technologically perfect. No superfluous words, no hysteria, no negativity that blurs perception. Clearly, to the point, hitting sensual strings: family, patriotism, prosperity, losses in the war.
Pugacheva wrote this letter at the right time and drove Putin into a corner: any answer would be miserable. This is zugzwang. Putin has no good moves.
The changing and unpredictable fate of mother's dictator: Putin wanted to be the second Stalin, but became the second Kirkorov.