Tatiana Stanovaya on how dreams of greatness can in fact erode the Russian state
Tatyana Stanovaya on the transformations that await Russia's political system in 2020
Tatyana Stanovaya considers the fate of Defence Minister Sergey Shoigu in the context of a transition of power
Tatyana Stanovaya on why the recent Russian-Ukrainian rapprochement has reverted to more hostility
Tatyana Stanovaya considers the significance and consequences of the FSB’s growing internal conflicts
Tatiana Stanovaya on the role and prospects of Vyacheslav Volodin in Putin’s regime
Tatyana Stanovaya on the meteoric rise of Yevgeny Prigozhin
Tatyana Stanovaya on next year’s domestic political risks
Russia’s foreign intelligence service has a new director. What can we expect from Igor Kostyukov?
The Russian government is struggling with a crisis of responsibility, exacerbated by an uptick in informal special operations
Why Russia won’t lay down its arms, even if it wants to
But why has it not happened already?
The Putin regime will collapse when the political demand for change from both society and the elites outweighs the system’s inclination for self-preservation