Mikhail Fishman

News 6 months ago

Russia’s Unstoppable Desire For Change

Russia’s Unstoppable Desire For Change

News 6 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 6 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 6 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 6 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 6 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 6 months ago

In Russia, Mass Protests Again Become a Political Reality

In Russia, Mass Protests Again Become a Political Reality

Opinion 6 months 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 7 months 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 7 months 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 7 months ago

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

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

Opinion 7 months 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 7 months 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 7 months 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 7 months ago

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

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

Business 7 months ago

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

News 7 months ago

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

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

News 7 months ago

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

News 8 months ago

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

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

News 8 months ago

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