Russia 2018-2024 Society and Rulers
A pall of uncertainty has descended on Russia in the run-up to the next presidential elections and beyond.
After Putin The Mirror of Justice in Russia
Russia’s judicial system is designed to sustain the primacy of the state over its citizens, but there is a cost to using such a tool—and that cost is rising.
Russia and the West Fake Words
How familiar-sounding words and outmoded habits of mind mislead Russian-Western relations.
Russia's Past and Future Russia in Wonderland
Putin—along with many Russians—continues to chase fantasies of Russia’s past glory, at the expense of his country’s future.
Russia and the West The Hollow Men
Far from formidable, Vladimir Putin and those around him in the Kremlin have made themselves prisoners of the past.
Term Limits What Comes Next in Russia?
Change is coming to the Kremlin, sooner or later. The West should consider the implications.
Political Decay Real Putinism
The Russian state as it is today is more akin to the world as it was in the beginning: without form, and void.
Russia and the West After Putin
Putin’s poll numbers may be sky high now, but not even he and his inner circle believe they will stay that way for long.