Mikhail Fishman

News 11 months ago

Russia’s Unstoppable Desire For Change

Russia’s Unstoppable Desire For Change

News 11 months ago

In Russia, the regime only grows heavier. It steadily increases its presence in the social space. But simultaneously, the regime erodes. It provokes repudiation. And a new generation is now taking the ...

Business 11 months ago

How Russian Tycoon Vladimir Yevtushenkov Is Set to Lose More of His Wealth

How Russian Tycoon Vladimir Yevtushenkov Is Set to Lose More of His Wealth

Business 11 months ago

In a sequel to the original Bashneft saga, Igor Sechin, Putin’s powerful ally, is once again proving he is among the strongest players in Russia’s system of state capitalism.

Opinion 11 months ago

Putin, Depersonalized: What Does Oliver Stone’s Film Reveal About Russia’s Leader?

Putin, Depersonalized: What Does Oliver Stone’s Film Reveal About Russia’s Leader?

Opinion 11 months ago

During all Putin’s time in power, hardly a single image of him having fun with others comes to mind. We have never seen him enjoying something or sharing a mundane emotion with ...

Opinion 1 year ago

In Russia, Mass Protests Again Become a Political Reality

In Russia, Mass Protests Again Become a Political Reality

Opinion 1 year ago

In the last few months, Navalny has taken a quantum leap, establishing himself as the only true and energetic opponent of Putin in Russian politics.

News 1 year ago

Stalin's Shadow: How a Gulag Historian Fell Victim to Russia's Dark Past

Stalin's Shadow: How a Gulag Historian Fell Victim to Russia's Dark Past

News 1 year ago

20 years ago Karelian activist Yuri Dmitriev discovered the mass grave of the victims of Stalin's terror. And now, the executioner's shadow hangs over him.

Opinion 1 year ago

Usmanov vs. Navalny: How an Oligarch Reignited Political Debate in Russia

Usmanov vs. Navalny: How an Oligarch Reignited Political Debate in Russia

Opinion 1 year ago

A powerful Russian mogul confronted Alexei Navalny, the opposition leader, online. It was the first conversation between ruling elite and opposition in years.

Business 1 year ago

Cheaper Than Ever Before: In Moscow, Fierce Competition Between App Providers Is Driving Taxi Fares Down

Cheaper Than Ever Before: In Moscow, Fierce Competition Between App Providers Is Driving Taxi Fares Down

Business 1 year ago

Within the last three months, the price war escalated between Moscow’s three major app providers — Yandex-Taxi, Gett and Uber, — making the city's taxi market a liberal microcosm for an economically ...

Business 1 year ago

For Russia, Oil Pact Extension Falls Short of a Home Run

For Russia, Oil Pact Extension Falls Short of a Home Run

Business 1 year ago

Russia wants to extend oil production restrictions to drive up prices. In reality, it has few other choices.

News 1 year ago

U.S.-Russia Photo Scandal Highlights Mutually Assured Ineptitude

U.S.-Russia Photo Scandal Highlights Mutually Assured Ineptitude

News 1 year ago

Russia's desire to brag about improving relations actually damaged those same ties.

News 1 year ago

The Economic Plan for Putin's Next Term Is Already Set

The Economic Plan for Putin's Next Term Is Already Set

News 1 year ago

Where will the money needed for Alexei Kudrin's reforms come from?