Sergiy Kudelia
20 Mar 2019
The frontrunner in the Ukrainian presidential campaign is someone who has never held a government position and has no record of political or civic activism. Rather, Volodymyr Zelenskiy has risen to...
Maria Lipman & Nikolay Petrov
11 Mar 2019
In recent years, the Kremlin has stepped up its repressive policies against individuals and groups. While the media and political experts have largely focused on the persecution and prosecution of...
Maria Lipman & Tanya Lokot
21 Feb 2019
Earlier this month, a new bill aimed at protecting “Internet sovereignty” passed the first reading in the Duma. This legislative initiative has raised fears that the Kremlin seeks to isolate Russian...
Victoria Sakevich & Maria Lipman
12 Feb 2019
Soviet women commonly resorted to abortion as a way to end unwanted pregnancies. In the post-Soviet decades, the emergence of a market economy, the availability of modern contraceptive methods, and...
Alexander Kynev & Maria Lipman
04 Feb 2019
Over half of Russian governors have been replaced by the Kremlin in the past two and a half years. A large share of these new regional leaders are “outsiders,” individuals with no roots in or...
Maria Lipman & Denis Volkov
18 Jan 2019
Thanks to the rapid development of mobile Internet, practically every young Russian is an Internet user, regardless of whether he or she lives in a large urban center or in the provinces. The “...
Maria Lipman & Yulia Florinskaya
09 Jan 2019
Russia accepts about four million labor migrants annually, most of whom come from three Central Asian states. Less noticeable are internal migrant workers – Russian nationals who move to another...
Arkady Moshes
21 Dec 2018
Arkady Moshes discusses the changing geopolitical status of Belarus and its relations with Ukraine and Russia (second video). Moshes is the Director of the EU Eastern Neighbourhood and Russia...
Maria Lipman & Maria Volkenstein
17 Dec 2018
The rise of diversity and individualism in Russian society is undisputed, but these new trends are observed, first and foremost, in the private sphere, consumption, and everyday practices, while the...

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