Francis Phillips | 02 April 2013 |
tags: book reviews, revolution, Russia
"Losers are no less worthy of being remembered than winners," writes a chronicler of the last days of the Russian aristocracy.
Sometimes the Russians are right
Neil Addison | 25 August 2012 |
tags: Pussy Riot, Russia, tolerance
What if Pussy Riot cavorted in a British church? Perhaps we would feel a bit different about their antics.
Putin pulls strings in Middle East
George Friedman | 27 June 2012 |
tags: foreign policy, Israel, Russia, Vladimir Putin
A state visit to Israel is an opportunity for Russia to strengthen its ties with the major regional players.
Putin faces a changing Europe
George Friedman | 10 May 2012 |
tags: Russia, Stratfor, Vladimir Putin
Personal relationships with heads of state give way to new geopolitical dynamics.
Russia’s plan to recover its lost dominance
George Friedman | 26 April 2012 |
tags: foreign policy, Russia, Stratfor
Russia may be economically dysfunctional, but that will not keep it from flexing its muscles.
The state of the world: Germany’s strategy
George Friedman | 14 March 2012 |
tags: geopolitics, Germany, Russia
If the European Union weakens, an alliance between Russia and Germany seems to be an inevitable alternative.
Rebuilding the Russian family
Carolyn Moynihan | 20 June 2011 |
tags: Demographic Summit, family values, Russia
A demographic summit to be held in Moscow next week sees family values as the key to Russia’s population woes.
Russia: rule of law on trial
Mikhail Khodorkovsky | 17 December 2010 |
tags: governance, Russia, Yukos case
A verdict due on the Yukos oil case will decide whether Russia will become a country of freedom and law or become stuck in Soviet-like repression, says one of the accused.
Sorrow and anger at Poland’s tragedy
Denis Dutton and Adam Chmielewski | 14 April 2010 |
The air-crash which decapitated Poland’s state elite may owe something to reckless behaviour, official negligence - and the flaws of modern democracy itself.
Is the Polish tragedy Russia’s opportunity?
Marko Papic | 13 April 2010 |
tags: Polish plane crash, Russia, Stratfor
One effect of the air crash killing Polish political leaders is to give Russia a chance to intensify its 'charm offensive' on Poland.
Ukraine’s election and Russian resurgence
Peter Ziehan | 27 January 2010 |
With the election on February 7 the Orange Revolution will shudder to a halt.