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Adj.1.self-restraining - used of nonindulgent persons
nonindulgent, strict - characterized by strictness, severity, or restraint
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This respect is, however, concomitant with the self-restraining duty of institutions to steer clear of policymaking and avoid any public display of interference with the work of an elected government.
While the secularism of Atlantists increases the intellectual appeal of their indigenous ideology - that of neoliberalism, transcontinentally; the newly discovered neo-clericalism of Eastern and Russophone Europe plays, not an emancipating, but a powerful self-restraining role.
The only thing that would change is that the new government would not use very aggressive rhetoric towards Russia and its policy towards Russia would be only slightly more self-restraining and moderate.