Sanctions Should Impose Costs Where They Are Due
Maxim Trudolyubov delves into whether sanctions have been ‘effective’ at holding authoritarian regimes to account
Russian Intelligence’s “Assassin’s Creed”
Maxim Trudolyubov on the origins and specifics of the Russian "intelligence"
Putin’s Top-Down Revolution
Maxim Trudolyubov on the meaning of Putin's “revolution” and its historical parallels
Show Trials in the Information Age
Maxim Trudolyubov on customizing repressions in Russia
Putin’s Ancien Régime
Is Vladimir Putin’s Russia a harbinger of global populism, or its next victim?
Putin’s Great Blame Game
By promoting a culture of constant and automatic finger pointing, Russia’s president is stifling and distorting public discourse. Stories that claim others are always to blame may be gratifying, but they are also willful delusions.