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.
9 March 2018
The radical and conservative context of Putin’s New Russian Doctrine
6 March 2018
In his speech outlining Russia’s military credentials, there were moments when President Vladimir Putin strayed into science fiction
2 March 2018
It is in Russia’s strategic interest to help hand back the Donbas to Ukraine
28 February 2018
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?
26 February 2018
In a context of economic stagnation, arms production remains a priority for Moscow. The GPV-2027 spending priorities are a useful indicator of the Kremlin’s long-term political mindset.
23 February 2018
Chinese, Russian and English are all competing to be Central Asia’s lingua franca. This has a bearing on the region’s ties to the rest of the world, as well as an impact on domestic political culture.