The expansion of U.S. defense sanctions on Russia should be examined in light of the changing role exports play for Russian firms. Continue reading CAATSA Out of the Bag: Russia’s Arms Exports Under Threat
Maxim Oreshkin and Anton Siluanov have a problem: no one knows what’s going on with the administration of infrastructure concessions via Public-Private Partnerships (PPP). Continue reading Oreshkin Development: Fight of the Concessionaires
Judging by the political landscape at the end of Putin’s third term, one can discern a code of unspoken boundaries that the Russian president outlines for his associates. Continue reading In Translation: Friends in the New Term: What Awaits Putin’s Associates After 2018? Five rules for the state oligarchy.
Russia’s agriculture sector has taken off in recent years. But will that performance last? Continue reading Glowing Rhetoric on Russian Agriculture May be Hard to Swallow
What are the micro-level reasons for the growth in trust towards the military – and profile of private military contractors? Continue reading Taking the Tsar’s Shilling: The Economics Driving Russian Recruitment and PMCs
How strong is Moscow’s position in a post-default restructuring with the Maduro regime still in place? Continue reading Rubles in the Rubble: Russia’s role in the Venezuelan restructuring saga
A look at the mood in the Kremlin, upcoming elections, and a power play by Igor Sechin. Continue reading “The court of Tsar Vladimir is one of people, not structures”: An interview with Mark Galeotti