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Russia might be hosting the World Cup, but it won’t lift the trophy
When problems arise, the prime minister is vulnerable to attack from all sides.
Putin is no longer the solution to any of Russia's problems, even the problem of picking his own successor.
More women are putting themselves forward, but Russia’s feminists still feel left out
The Kremlin is steadily ramping up its control over civil society
The former Soviet Union is clinging on to values that reflect the worst of the current world order
Will the graduates of the KGB and the FSB continue to dominate the top layer of Russian officials?
The chances of large-scale football-related clashes at this summer’s event are about as low as the likelihood of Russia’s national team lifting the trophy
It will be a World Cup which will change everything. And if not everything, then a lot.
The authorities will go out of their way to show that everything proceeds fairly on Election Day itself. But it is up to monitors to reveal the entire ...
Not only is the Russian military actually unlikely to withdraw from Syria, it will probably continue operations there.
On the eve of the election, protests are feeding the Kremlin’s already high level of internet paranoia
Of all the technological trends that will affect Russians in2018, the spread of digital services will be the most important.
Russia doesn't have to take a hard line
Putin’s choice of economic model in 2018 will set Russia’s course for the next decade
Not every arts venue has finalized its schedule for 2018, but we've already spotted some great events
I went on Russian TV where "Western” guests are brought on to be ridiculed to see what it was like
If the U.S. tightens sanctions, Moscow will retaliate
Is the Russian film industry going to keep up last year's successes?
Тhe Russian media landscape this year is likely to be shaped by four trends.