Gleb Pavlovsky

Opinion 6 months ago

Russia's Leadership Is Facing a Succession Dilemma (Op-ed)

Russia's Leadership Is Facing a Succession Dilemma (Op-ed)

Opinion 6 months ago

Putin is no longer the solution to any of Russia's problems, even the problem of picking his own successor.

Opinion 9 months ago

Nobody’s President? Putin Enters the Era of Transition (Op-ed)

Nobody’s President? Putin Enters the Era of Transition (Op-ed)

Opinion 9 months ago

The 2018 election in Russia is turning into a real political event — whether Putin likes it or not

News 1 year ago

Russia Enters a Time of Transition, by Stealth

Russia Enters a Time of Transition, by Stealth

News 1 year ago

2016 was the year in which Russia rediscovered politics. The media began feeding on leaks from senior officials, poorly disguised as “investigative journalism.” Russians can now read about the new villas, yachts, ...

News 1 year ago

Russia Has to Be Contained (But So Does Every Superpower)

Russia Has to Be Contained (But So Does Every Superpower)

News 1 year ago

The West has increasingly spoken in recent years of the need to contain Russia. But in doing so, it has blurred the line between “containment” and “deterrence.” Today, observers speak primarily of ...

Opinion 2 years ago

Russia's New Politicization: How Putin Trumped Politics (Op-Ed)

Russia's New Politicization: How Putin Trumped Politics (Op-Ed)

Opinion 2 years ago

A senior Kremlin official asked me the meaning of the word "de-politicization." I told him it is when the news bulletins cover whatever we cook up here in the Kremlin, and the ...

Opinion 2 years ago

Russia's System of Managed Chaos (Op-Ed)

Russia's System of Managed Chaos (Op-Ed)

Opinion 2 years ago

The Russian System will continue to find places to operate across the world and to project Russian geopolitical and symbolic influence beyond its borders, writes columnist Gleb Pavlovsky.