Firehose of (useless) propaganda

Maxim Alyukov, Maria Kunilovskaya and Andrey Semenov on how Kremlin propaganda works, what vision of reality it tries to impose, and why its individual successes cannot hide numerous vulnerabilities

The second republic and the narrow window of opportunity

Andrey Semenov on the prospects for political reforms and foreign policy in Kazakhstan

Not only the carrot and the stick: civil society management in Putin’s Russia

Vsevolod Bederson and Andrey Semyonov on the carrot-and-stick approach used by autocracies to manage civil society

All politics is local: Urban electoral coalitions in Russia

Andrei Semenov and Elizaveta Popkova on how the formation of electoral coalitions at the local level defines the vector and format of future electoral battles

Who are Navalny’s Digital Dissidents?

Andrei Semenov and Jan Matti Dollbaum paint a socio-political portrait of Alexey Navalny’s online followers

Pro-Navalny protests are breaking records across Russia

Andrei Semenov on the January 2021 mobilisation in the context of Russian politics