Leonid Bershidsky for Bloomberg

Opinion 3 days ago

Putin Gets Love in Italy, But Not Much Else (Op-ed)

Putin Gets Love in Italy, But Not Much Else (Op-ed)

Opinion 3 days ago

Major Italian political forces appear to be strongly pro-Kremlin, but that's unlikely to mean the end of Russia sanctions in Europe.

Opinion 3 days ago

Putin's Real Opposition Is a Collective Shrug (Op-ed)

Putin's Real Opposition Is a Collective Shrug (Op-ed)

Opinion 3 days ago

Putin has no official opposition, but voter turnout will be the real key to his popularity

Opinion 1 week ago

Why Russians Are Choosing Malta Over Putin (Op-ed)

Why Russians Are Choosing Malta Over Putin (Op-ed)

Opinion 1 week ago

A controversial passport-selling scheme is proving irresistible to business elites

Opinion 1 week ago

Putin Is 'Unwolffable.' That's Not a Compliment (Op-ed)

Putin Is 'Unwolffable.' That's Not a Compliment (Op-ed)

Opinion 1 week ago

Michael Wolff's incendiary book would have been impossible in Moscow, and that's something for Americans to appreciate

Opinion 2 weeks ago

Putin's Goals in Syria Went Beyond Saving Assad

Putin's Goals in Syria Went Beyond Saving Assad

Opinion 2 weeks ago

A Russian general's post-mortem reveals that the conflict was used to test weapons and gain combat experience.

Opinion 1 month ago

Putin's New Style Keeps the Powerful Guessing (Op-ed)

Putin's New Style Keeps the Powerful Guessing (Op-ed)

Opinion 1 month ago

The trial of a former economy minister showed that the Russian leader is less interested in micromanagement these days

Opinion 1 month ago

The Story Behind Putin's Mistrust of the West (Op-ed)

The Story Behind Putin's Mistrust of the West (Op-ed)

Opinion 1 month ago

A collection of declassified documents regarding a broken NATO promise explains a cornerstone of Putin's worldview

Opinion 1 month ago

Russia Takes a Step Into the Post-Putin Age (Op-ed)

Russia Takes a Step Into the Post-Putin Age (Op-ed)

Opinion 1 month ago

The nation's course will be charted after the election, but Putin won't necessarily be steering

Opinion 1 month ago

The Olympic Ban on Russia Is a Design Triumph (Op-ed)

The Olympic Ban on Russia Is a Design Triumph (Op-ed)

Opinion 1 month ago

Countries trying to develop an effective format for sanctions against President Vladimir Putin's regime in Russia

Opinion 1 month ago

Putin's Military Revival Is Low on Casualties (Op-ed)

Putin's Military Revival Is Low on Casualties (Op-ed)

Opinion 1 month ago

As Russia has worked to convince the world that its military power is growing, it has concealed its costs in terms of blood and treasure