Rumours of a coup in Russia: What does this really say about the Putin regime?

Ben Noble questions the extent of political stability in Russia

Russian Parliamentary Jostling in a Time of Pandemic

Ben Noble has spotted several signs of a «new normal» in the Russian Duma this year, with rumours now hinting at early parliamentary elections

Putin’s six tasks

Ben Noble looks at the six objectives underpinning the Russian president’s fresh push for social reform and constitutional change

Putin’s constitutional reform

Ben Noble on how Putin hasn’t yet nailed down precisely what will happen in 2024

Volodin’s Duma: Cabinet 2.0

Ben Noble on the evolution of the Duma’s relationship with the executive under the leadership of Mr Volodin