How "shock therapy" economics and uncompromising Ukrainian nationalists forced the separatist movement into existence.
Idle chatter about potential motives and deeper significance of the historic NATO document leaks.
After a decade of chaotic "democracy" in Russia the President established a two-party system. "A Just Russia" is a government-in-waiting, not an opponent of the constitutional order. Will they step into the power vacuum when Putin's time is done?
A story of Russian communists regrouping after the Fall of the USSR; their performance in elections; the strategies used against them.
Russia's oldest opposition party is a right-wing populist sideshow. Led by a man compared to Hitler and a Court Jester, the LDPR channels popular rage into imperial policies.
The newest party to enter the Russian Duma gives a voice to young Russians, but what are they giving up in exchange?
I wanted to know more about the opposition inside Russia and the possible action around this summer's Regional Elections. I assume that the war will be a major issue for voters and that this will be a particularly energetic campaign. To get started I found the most accessible source on Russian elections (for an English,… Continue reading Russia Votes 2022 →
A failed Ukrainian-American racecar driver urges Washington to act on the intel he got from a Russian secret agent. Is it true, or just another conspiracy theory for liberals?
These far-right fanatics are a little too on-the-nose with their admiration of extinct states. Are they genuine, or wreckers on Moscow's payroll?
leftists across the Western world are racing to aid Ukrainians in a war zone. Before committing cash and resources it is good to know who will receive that aid.