Mark Galeotti

Opinion 3 weeks ago

Interpol Wasn’t at Risk of Becoming Putin’s Plaything

Interpol Wasn’t at Risk of Becoming Putin’s Plaything

Opinion 3 weeks ago

But the West should still be relieved.

Opinion 1 month ago

Putin’s Needy Little Helpers Are Ruining Russia (Op-ed)

Putin’s Needy Little Helpers Are Ruining Russia (Op-ed)

Opinion 1 month ago

New reports of contract killings point to an emerging class of Kremlin businessmen sending Russia back in time.

Opinion 2 months ago

Will Russian Spycraft Adapt to the Information Age? (Op-ed)

Will Russian Spycraft Adapt to the Information Age? (Op-ed)

Opinion 2 months ago

Rather than rethinking their tactics, Russia may be the biggest beneficiary of this brave new world.

Opinion 3 months ago

There's More to Russian Espionage Than the GRU (Op-ed)

There's More to Russian Espionage Than the GRU (Op-ed)

Opinion 3 months ago

The West’s obsession with one Russian spy agency is becoming a dangerous addiction.

Opinion 3 months ago

Zakharchenko's Assassination Won't Bring Peace to Ukraine (Op-ed)

Zakharchenko's Assassination Won't Bring Peace to Ukraine (Op-ed)

Opinion 3 months ago

Without consulting the people, neither Kiev nor Moscow will be able to consolidate peace.

Opinion 5 months ago

Is Russia Still a Haven for Old Pariahs? (Op-ed)

Is Russia Still a Haven for Old Pariahs? (Op-ed)

Opinion 5 months ago

Populists, nationalists and separatists used to receive a warm welcome in Moscow.

Opinion 5 months ago

The Dangerous Legacy of Keeping Russia's World Cup Safe (Op-ed)

The Dangerous Legacy of Keeping Russia's World Cup Safe (Op-ed)

Opinion 5 months ago

Russia has ramped up security measures for the World Cup, but the costs involved may be unsustainable.

Opinion 6 months ago

Fear Not the Honeypot (Op-ed)

Fear Not the Honeypot (Op-ed)

Opinion 6 months ago

Why Russia is safe for World Cup fans — and why the West thinks it isn't.

Opinion 6 months ago

Babchenko’s Death and Russia’s Dark Power (Op-ed)

Babchenko’s Death and Russia’s Dark Power (Op-ed)

Opinion 6 months ago

Russia has adopted a policy of blessing freelance murders carried out in its name.

Opinion 7 months ago

The Tragedy of the Age-Old Kremlin-Vor Alliance (Op-ed)

The Tragedy of the Age-Old Kremlin-Vor Alliance (Op-ed)

Opinion 7 months ago

From Stalin to Putin, the Kremlin's mutually beneficial ties to Russian gangsters go way back.