06.03.2020 Legitimating the Corporate State

Putin is paving the way for the creation of a totalitarian state in Russia.

05.01.2020 The Threat of War

Putin is not developing a policy to prevent war — on the contrary, he is preparing for one.

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06.11.2019 War in Syria: What we need to remember

Achievements of President Putin’s four-year policy in the Middle East

20.09.2019 20 years of Putin and the future

Putin’s authoritarian regime has over the past twenty years already quelled all the impulses and travails that are foreign to its nature – there is no longer any place for the personal ambitions and delusions of its leaders.

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29.07.2019 The eight demands

What the opposition should strive to achieve

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01.07.2019 The 5G Break Zone

In Huawei’s case, Russia is making a principled choice for many years to come. In terms of technology, and, consequently, from an economic perspective, this choice will transform Russia into a satellite of China.

25.03.2019 Political Love Story

Putin did it from the heart, seeing a “soul friend” in Trump, who was close to him as a person and politically.

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21.01.2019 “Shock therapy” for America: normalising the absurd

For a month now Trump has refused to approve any…

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11.01.2019 Financial crisis: coming round full circle

On the hidden causes of the global crisis.

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23.12.2018 The Results of the Year: Putin and Futility

The President, who has been governing the country for 19…

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The Putin System

A new book
by Grigory Yavlinsky
Columbia University Press, 2019