Mark Galeotti

Opinion 1 week ago

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

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

Opinion 1 week ago

Anyone investing in Russia is probably dealing with grubby money.

Opinion 1 month 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 1 month ago

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

Opinion 1 month ago

It’s the Russians Wot Done It (Op-ed)

It’s the Russians Wot Done It (Op-ed)

Opinion 1 month ago

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

Opinion 2 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 2 months ago

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

Opinion 4 months ago

Terror in Russia and the West: A Need for Compassion

Terror in Russia and the West: A Need for Compassion

Opinion 4 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 4 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 4 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 6 months ago

Treason Through the FSB Looking Glass

Treason Through the FSB Looking Glass

Opinion 6 months ago

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

Opinion 9 months ago

The World After Trump: Russia-Friendly, But for How Long?

The World After Trump: Russia-Friendly, But for How Long?

Opinion 9 months ago

No wonder many in the West see Putin as winning. The European Union in crisis, with Britain’s Brexit potentially being followed by other “exits.”

Opinion 1 year ago

Russia's Slow Indecisive Purges Mask a Policy Void

Russia's Slow Indecisive Purges Mask a Policy Void

Opinion 1 year ago

There have been arrests and releases, petty prosecutions and sensible legal revisions. The overall trend in Russia may be toward a tougher line on potential dissent, but the path is a faltering, ...

Opinion 1 year ago

Russia Pairs Brussels Condolences With Politicking (Op-Ed)

Russia Pairs Brussels Condolences With Politicking (Op-Ed)

Opinion 1 year ago

These days, the Russian government seems to observe jihadist terrorist attacks in the West with a thinly-veiled satisfaction.