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Russian Economy
Is Putin’s Russia Headed for a Systemic Collapse?

Putin’s plan seems to be to sit tight and await a hike in oil prices—but long periods of stagnation haven’t gone well for Moscow in the past.

Published on: August 23, 2016
Kirk Bennett is a retired U.S. Foreign Service officer who has written extensively on Russia and the post-Soviet space.
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