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Emergency law-making

Emergency law-making

Ekaterina Borovikova, Natalia Smirnova, Maxim Sorokin and Denis Shedov on the picture of the legislative process in Russia emerging from the data and the impact of the pandemic on law-making
The Folly of Shoigu’s New Siberian Cities

The Folly of Shoigu’s New Siberian Cities

Nick Trickett23.09.2021
Nick Trickett questions why the Russian government is thinking about building new Siberian cities, when there is still plenty of work to do in developing the existing ones
Arms trafficking in the shadow of the Taliban

Arms trafficking in the shadow of the Taliban

Eric Woods21.09.2021
Eric Woods warns that the Taliban takeover could be a boon for the region’s arms smugglers, with a major risk of weapons leaking north into Russia
Authoritarian Russia: The trajectory of political evolution

Authoritarian Russia: The trajectory of political evolution

Vladimir Gelman on the mechanisms behind the emergence and consolidation of post-Soviet authoritarianism in Russia
Are these Russia’s last elections?

Are these Russia’s last elections?

Stanislav Andreychuk explains why the 2021 Duma elections may not be the worst, but could be the last ones before an opaque rollout of e-voting systems
Dynamics of Illiberalism in Russia and Eurasia

Dynamics of Illiberalism in Russia and Eurasia

Julian G. Waller on the evolution and innovations behind Russia’s illiberal turn

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Independent researcher and consultant focused on security issues

Professor, European University at St.Petersburg / University of Helsinki

Council member, Movement for Defence of Voters’ Rights “Golos”

Non-Resident Fellow at the Illiberalism Studies Program and a Ph.D Candidate in Political Science at George Washington University

Doctor of Political Science, Professor at the Department of Political Science, European University at St. Petersburg

Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, European University at St. Petersburg