The works of Evgeny Messner, an obscure but prescient Russian military theorist, could well be the basis for the country’s military strategy since 2008
Organization of elections abroad during the 2018 presidential elections
The radical and conservative context of Putin’s New Russian Doctrine
A series of implausible candidates remain to make up the numbers and provide some colour to an election that has become a clear formality for Vladimir Putin. Is this all just a vicious sociological experiment?
Russia’s authorities are increasingly declaring states of emergency as a way to maintain and consolidate political control. It is becoming a default tactic, one that looks set to continue.