Putin's World Sechin’s Sausages
A glimpse of the seamy underbelly of Russia’s oil industry.
Junior's Russia Meetings All The Dots, Connected
A look at the networks connecting the various Russians attending Donald Trump, Jr.’s notorious meeting shows us just what the Russian state is—and what it wants.
Lies and Objective Truth Inside Putin’s Echo Chamber
What a silly set of lies about a doctored YouTube clip in the Oliver Stone documentary tells us about how Putin gets his information.
Sad! Putin’s Isolation on Display at Victory Day
International media like to portray Putin’s maneuvering in Ukraine and Syria as having wrested him a seat at the big boys’ table. But in truth, his corrupt regime has fewer and fewer friends around the world.
Of Heart Attacks and Hit Men Following the Trail of Dead Russians
Russia is a violent place, and not all the assassinations that happen there are connected. But sometimes they look like they might be…
Keeping Up With Medvedev The Russian PM Dodges a Bullet, Sharpens His Knives
Now that Dmitry Medvedev knows beyond a reasonable doubt that he is being attacked, he will ruthlessly clean house when he gets his hands on the throne. And his enemies know he knows who they are.