Putin’s War in Ukraine is a Grim Diversion from Domestic Failures

Gulnaz Sharafutdinova believes the Kremlin is once again using war to shore up Putin’s flagging popularity

Do Digital Technologies Serve People or Autocrats?

Gulnaz Sharafutdinova reports on how Russia's authorities are investing heavily into a ‘smart city’ agenda which could enable a slice of better governance

Russian Groupthink

Gulnaz Sharafutdinova on collective identity, public opinion and generational fault-lines in Russian politics