12.06.2023 The main reason for the war is the Russian system. Not just Putin

To understand why this tragedy happened, one must cast the net far more widely than Putin’s whims and caprices

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02.07.2022 Russia-2022: Underlying Causes

Why and how did a political system appear, which has resulted in the so-called “special military operation” against Ukraine on 24 February 2022?

27.10.2021 Negative Selection

Fall 2021: Results and prospects

12.01.2021 Modern Russia and The Putin System

About the political system of modern Russia and its significance to the world

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04.09.2020 A Poisoned Reputation

Why does no one – not a single state in the world, not a single international organisation – believe what they say in Russia about Alexei Navalny’s poisoning?

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03.07.2020 About the Future

Russia already has a request for a democratic alternative to corrupt authoritarianism

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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06.06.2019 A Catcher in the Lie

As soon as people start speaking up what they really think, the Putin system will collapse.

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29.05.2019 «It’s not about Putin’s strength. It’s about the world leaders’ weakness»

Grigory Yavlinsky was a guest of Stephen Sackur’s HARDtalk programme on BBC World News.

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30.04.2019 An Opponent’s View

Grigory Yavlinsky’s book The Putin System has been published by Columbia University Press, New York.

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The Putin System

A new book
by Grigory Yavlinsky
Columbia University Press, 2019