Russia


Ukraine’s revolution is over. Now what?

George Friedman | 26 February 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: foreign affairs, Russia, Ukraine
Perhaps this time will be different, but it has never been a bad idea to be pessimistic about Ukraine.


Russia, gay rights and the protection of children

Carolyn Moynihan | 11 February 2014 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: homosexuality, Russia, Sochi Olympics


Germany flexes its muscles

Marc Lanthemann and George Friedman | 05 February 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: European Union, foreign policy, Germany, Russia, Ukraine
Why is Angela Merkel's government annoying Russia by supporting the protest movement in the Ukraine?


In the shadow of the Russian bear

George Friedman | 29 January 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: EU, Russia, Stratfor, Ukraine
The Ukraine is so important strategically to Russia that non-interference is almost unimaginable.


Asian fertility video

Marcus Roberts | 21 November 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: Asia, China, fertility rate, Germany, Iran, Russia, sex ratio


Migrants in Russia: a love-hate relationship

Marcus Roberts | 08 November 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: migration, population decline, Russia, social unrest


Foreign policy as finger-wagging

George Friedman | 18 September 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: Barack Obama, foreign policy, Russia, Syria
The Obama Administration's bumbling over Syria is due to its constant tension between ideology and strategy.


Calling Putin’s bluff in Syria

George Friedman | 11 September 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: Russia, Stratfor, Syria, Vladimir Putin
Despite his tough talking, Vladimir Putin is bluffing: Russia is still not a major world power.


“The Last Man in Russia”

Francis Phillips | 08 July 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: alcoholism, Communism, Russia, Soviet Union
Russia is dying. Its population is shrinking. Its people are drinking themselves to death. Why?


Former People

Francis Phillips | 02 April 2013 | FEATURES |  
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.


The real reason for Putin’s US adoption ban?

Carolyn Moynihan | 10 January 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: adoption, Russia, United States
Russian President Vladimir Putin upset a lot of Americans with his December 28 (feast of the Holy Innocents) ban on adoptions to the US -- at the same time ordering his government to take a range of steps to make it easier for Russians to adopt orphans.


The Internet: Apparently it’s a Big Deal.

Marcus Roberts | 27 September 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: Brazil, East Timor, Finland, Indonesia, internet, Malaysia, Phillipines, Russia, UN
A new report has found that one-third of the world's population is now online.


Sometimes the Russians are right

Neil Addison | 25 August 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: Pussy Riot, Russia, tolerance
What if Pussy Riot cavorted in a British church? Perhaps we would feel a bit different about their antics.


Russia: Sick and Dying (Reboot)

Marcus Roberts | 26 July 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: birth rates, death rate, population growth, Russia
A response to responses to our last post.


Russia: Sick and Dying

Marcus Roberts | 23 July 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: birth rates, Death Rate, disease, Russia
More bad news about Russia's population.


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