Ksenia Sobchak’s candidacy may have helped the Kremlin in 2018, but showed a commitment to longer-term change in Russia. Continue reading Sobchak 2024?
Those in Russia’s untouchable state use its victims’ words against them in pursuit of political agendas. Continue reading The Untouchables: Muting dissent in the wake of the Slutsky scandal
The World Cup helps the Kremlin maintain control over Russia’s regional cities and public perception. Continue reading FIFA fo fum: Putin’s World Cup politics
Russia’s oligarchs and businessmen remain skeptical about the Ministry of Finance’s latest deoffshorization-driven bond. Continue reading Life’s a birch: Russia’s investors aren’t rushing in to buy MinFin’s new bonds
Pavel Grudinin has a questionable track record behind him as he looks forward to post-election political life. Continue reading Strawberry Oligarchs Forever: What’s next for Comrade Grudinin?
What role is censorship playing in Russia’s presidential election? Continue reading Hail, Censor! How limitations on free speech are boosting Putin’s legitimacy
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