Mark Galeotti

Opinion 13 hours ago

Why Ksenia Sobchak Is Running for President (Op-ed)

Why Ksenia Sobchak Is Running for President (Op-ed)

Opinion 13 hours ago

Mark Galeotti explains how Sobchak's campaign can reshape the Russian presidential election landscape.

Opinion 1 month ago

Fake Terrorism Is a Real Threat to the Kremlin (Op-ed)

Fake Terrorism Is a Real Threat to the Kremlin (Op-ed)

Opinion 1 month ago

Putin is seen as Russia’s defender. But can he protect his reputation against a string of bomb hoaxes?

Opinion 1 month ago

Why Moscow's Municipal Elections Matter (Video)

Why Moscow's Municipal Elections Matter (Video)

Opinion 1 month ago

Mark Galeotti explains why even a small Russian election may have important consequences

Opinion 2 months ago

Stop Hyping Trump's Links to the Russian Mob (Op-ed)

Stop Hyping Trump's Links to the Russian Mob (Op-ed)

Opinion 2 months ago

Anyone investing in Russia is probably dealing with grubby money.

Opinion 3 months ago

Reasons to Be Cheerful, 1, 2, 3: What Lies Ahead for Russian Politics

Reasons to Be Cheerful, 1, 2, 3: What Lies Ahead for Russian Politics

Opinion 3 months ago

The Moscow Times' long-time columnist takes a look into the crystal ball of Russia’s political future.

Opinion 3 months ago

It’s the Russians Wot Done It (Op-ed)

It’s the Russians Wot Done It (Op-ed)

Opinion 3 months ago

BuzzFeed's investigation plays into a dominant narrative within the West where "Russia is to blame."

Opinion 4 months ago

Why Russia and the West Should Fight Terrorism Together (Op-ed)

Why Russia and the West Should Fight Terrorism Together (Op-ed)

Opinion 4 months ago

By coordinating with Russia over terrorism, the West can be looking ahead to a Russia after Putin.

Opinion 6 months ago

Terror in Russia and the West: A Need for Compassion

Terror in Russia and the West: A Need for Compassion

Opinion 6 months ago

Feed the Kremlin love, feed the Kremlin so much love it chokes. Do it either because it is right or do it because it is smart, but do it either way.

Opinion 6 months ago

Voronenkov's Murder: Russia Will Regret Turning to the ‘Dark Side’

Voronenkov's Murder: Russia Will Regret Turning to the ‘Dark Side’

Opinion 6 months ago

The shocking assassination of Russian politician-turned-pariah Denis Voronenkov last week has sharpened fears among the Russian diaspora of Moscow’s inclination toward vendetta.

Opinion 8 months ago

Treason Through the FSB Looking Glass

Treason Through the FSB Looking Glass

Opinion 8 months ago

Why espionage arrests at the heart of Russia’s security services might be more than they seem.