17 April 2018
Dear Readers of Intersection,
As the editor-in-chief of this project I would like to announce two pieces of news: one bad and one good.
13 April 2018
There is nothing unique about the way Russians are responding to authoritarian rule
12 April 2018
Russia’s future is uncertain enough without more fantasies about its role as a “Third Rome.” Those will only lead to delusion, dismay and outright danger.
4 April 2018
Stabfond — and its successors the Reserve Fund and the National Welfare Fund — taught Russians a lesson that money alone is not omnipotent and matters less for development than growth-inducing economic structures and practices.
30 March 2018
Moscow’s foreign policy experts are saying the Kremlin’s foreign policy must change—but it’s too little, too late
27 March 2018
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
22 March 2018
Organization of elections abroad during the 2018 presidential elections
21 March 2018
The firm’s proximity to the Russian state is a mixed blessing internationally, particularly in a context of sanctions, but has allowed for a dominant market position in Russia itself
20 March 2018
How long can Putin's current foreign policy be sustained?
12 March 2018
Activists and journalists are increasingly being punished with forced psychiatric detention — an authoritarian means of silencing, discrediting and “correcting” dissent.