Diplomatic Duplicity
The Kremlin’s Coronavirus Gambit

By offering aid to hard-hit countries, Moscow hopes it can restore its reputation as a responsible global actor.

Know Your Enemy
Collapsing the Russian Tripod

Successfully fighting disinformation and influence operations of authoritarian adversaries requires understanding how these efforts have been developed by—and are run out of—the intelligence services.

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Revisionism
In Putin’s Russia, History Is Subversive

Putin is re-writing the past to justify authoritarianism in the present.

Defending the Indefensible
The Kremlin’s Western Lawyers

Russia is increasingly turning to armies of legal professionals to press its interests and bully its detractors in the West.

Putin's Plans
To See Syria’s Future, Look at Chechnya

Putin has tried turning a civil war into a counter-terrorism operation before. It’s unlikely to work out so well for him this time.

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