Pavel Luzin on the problems and projects which will occupy the Russian military next year
Chechnya’s recent move to grab territory from a neighbour is unlikely to be its last
Russia’s foreign intelligence service has a new director. What can we expect from Igor Kostyukov?
Experts and officials have known about flooding risks in southern Russia for years. But the government’s flood mitigation strategies have been hopelessly bogged down in bureaucracy and ineptitude. If new measures are not enacted right away, many more people and properties remain at risk.
A string of errors from the General Staff’s Main Office will have major knock-on effects on how intelligence agencies interact with Russia’s political system
The Russian government is struggling with a crisis of responsibility, exacerbated by an uptick in informal special operations
Recent protests in Ingushetia will prompt the Kremlin to rethink its North Caucasus policy
Under what conditions do foreigners get classified as a threat to Russia’s national security? (Even Russia’s court judges do not know.)
This is the second part of a series entitled ‘Russia’s Human Resources.’ This part examines how workers with military or secret service backgrounds percolate Russia’s ruling elite.
Explaining Russian policy in Central Africa
The Russian Orthodox Church, in spite of its pacifist scriptures, does not oppose war. On the contrary, the ROC has fast become a fountainhead of Russian militarism
Why Russia won’t lay down its arms, even if it wants to