By Dmitry Yakushkin
Dmitry Yakushkin
By Dmitry Yakushkin

Opinion 2 days ago

Sometimes, Moscow Needs Explaining (Op-ed)

Sometimes, Moscow Needs Explaining (Op-ed)

Opinion 2 days ago

By Dmitry Yakushkin
Dmitry Yakushkin
By Dmitry Yakushkin

The stories behind the facades reveal a city unlike any other.

By Leonid Bershidsky for Bloomberg
Leonid Bershidsky for Bloomberg
By Leonid Bershidsky for Bloomberg

Opinion 3 days ago

Vladimir Putin’s Tough-Guy Act Is Getting Old (Op-ed)

Vladimir Putin’s Tough-Guy Act Is Getting Old (Op-ed)

Opinion 3 days ago

By Leonid Bershidsky for Bloomberg
Leonid Bershidsky for Bloomberg
By Leonid Bershidsky for Bloomberg

His Teflon coating appears to be wearing thinner.

By Pavel Luzin
Pavel Luzin
By Pavel Luzin

Opinion 6 days ago

Existential Problems Threaten U.S.-Russia Space Cooperation (Op-ed)

Existential Problems Threaten U.S.-Russia Space Cooperation (Op-ed)

Opinion 6 days ago

By Pavel Luzin
Pavel Luzin
By Pavel Luzin

Russia is not in a position to offer anything of substance to American’s long-term space agenda.

By Michele A. Berdy
Michele A. Berdy
By Michele A. Berdy

Opinion 1 week ago

What's the Story, Morning Glory?

What's the Story, Morning Glory?

Opinion 1 week ago

By Michele A. Berdy
Michele A. Berdy
By Michele A. Berdy

When a story is history, and when it's, like, you know, a thing.

By Maxim Trudolyubov
Maxim Trudolyubov
By Maxim Trudolyubov

Opinion 1 week ago

Moscow in Crisis: How Will the Kremlin Respond? (Op-ed)

Moscow in Crisis: How Will the Kremlin Respond? (Op-ed)

Opinion 1 week ago

By Maxim Trudolyubov
Maxim Trudolyubov
By Maxim Trudolyubov

A major foreign adventure and a sweeping political reform are the Kremlin's tried and tested options.

By Karim Zidan
Karim Zidan
By Karim Zidan

Opinion 1 week ago

How Khabib’s Dagestani Identity Dominated UFC 229 (Op-ed)

How Khabib’s Dagestani Identity Dominated UFC 229 (Op-ed)

Opinion 1 week ago

By Karim Zidan
Karim Zidan
By Karim Zidan

For those from the North Caucasus, Conor McGregor’s actions demanded retribution.

By Leonid Bershidsky for Bloomberg
Leonid Bershidsky for Bloomberg
By Leonid Bershidsky for Bloomberg

Opinion 1 week ago

Putin Is Baiting the West to Bring Russian Money Home (Op-ed)

Putin Is Baiting the West to Bring Russian Money Home (Op-ed)

Opinion 1 week ago

By Leonid Bershidsky for Bloomberg
Leonid Bershidsky for Bloomberg
By Leonid Bershidsky for Bloomberg

As much as $1 trillion is estimated to be held by Russians abroad.

By Pavel Aptekar
Pavel Aptekar
By Pavel Aptekar

Opinion 1 week ago

Why Oleg Sentsov’s Hunger Strike Ended (Op-ed)

Why Oleg Sentsov’s Hunger Strike Ended (Op-ed)

Opinion 1 week ago

By Pavel Aptekar
Pavel Aptekar
By Pavel Aptekar

The end of the Ukrainian filmmaker's hunger strike illustrates the state’s extreme callousness.

By Leonid Bershidsky for Bloomberg
Leonid Bershidsky for Bloomberg
By Leonid Bershidsky for Bloomberg

Opinion 1 week ago

Putin Shouldn’t Feel Too Good About Russians in the Baltics (Op-ed)

Putin Shouldn’t Feel Too Good About Russians in the Baltics (Op-ed)

Opinion 1 week ago

By Leonid Bershidsky for Bloomberg
Leonid Bershidsky for Bloomberg
By Leonid Bershidsky for Bloomberg

So, has a pro-Russian party won the Latvian election? Not really.

By Anna Rivina
Anna Rivina
By Anna Rivina

Opinion 1 week ago

The View From Russia on Brett Kavanaugh’s Senate Confirmation (Op-ed)

The View From Russia on Brett Kavanaugh’s Senate Confirmation (Op-ed)

Opinion 1 week ago

By Anna Rivina
Anna Rivina
By Anna Rivina

In Russia and the United States, the debate seems more about politics than women’s rights.

By Neil Hauer
Neil Hauer
By Neil Hauer

Opinion 1 week ago

Putin’s Bubbling Crisis in the North Caucasus (Op-Ed)

Putin’s Bubbling Crisis in the North Caucasus (Op-Ed)

Opinion 1 week ago

By Neil Hauer
Neil Hauer
By Neil Hauer

Unprecedented protests in Ingushetia underline a wider dysfunction in Russia's North Caucasus.

By Michele A. Berdy
Michele A. Berdy
By Michele A. Berdy

Opinion 2 weeks ago

Extreme Russian Grammar

Extreme Russian Grammar

Opinion 2 weeks ago

By Michele A. Berdy
Michele A. Berdy
By Michele A. Berdy

The spelling of fried - жареНый or жареННый - depends on when you add ingredients. Really, Russian?

By Leonid Bershidsky for Bloomberg
Leonid Bershidsky for Bloomberg
By Leonid Bershidsky for Bloomberg

Opinion 2 weeks ago

No, Mr. Putin, the Bungled Spying Won’t Blow Over (Op-Ed)

No, Mr. Putin, the Bungled Spying Won’t Blow Over (Op-Ed)

Opinion 2 weeks ago

By Leonid Bershidsky for Bloomberg
Leonid Bershidsky for Bloomberg
By Leonid Bershidsky for Bloomberg

Putin can’t afford to look fallible, but he increasingly does.

By Lincoln Mitchell & Tinatin Japaridze
Lincoln Mitchell & Tinatin Japaridze
By Lincoln Mitchell & Tinatin Japaridze

Opinion 2 weeks ago

Trump Has Cleared the Way for Russian ‘Hacktivities’ (Op-ed)

Trump Has Cleared the Way for Russian ‘Hacktivities’ (Op-ed)

Opinion 2 weeks ago

By Lincoln Mitchell & Tinatin Japaridze
Lincoln Mitchell & Tinatin Japaridze
By Lincoln Mitchell & Tinatin Japaridze

The White House is creating the illusion being proactive on cyber defense. But that alone won’t stop Russia from meddling.

By Leonid Bershidsky for Bloomberg
Leonid Bershidsky for Bloomberg
By Leonid Bershidsky for Bloomberg

Opinion 2 weeks ago

Why Jeremy Hunt's Soviet-EU Comparison Is Absurd (Op-ed)

Why Jeremy Hunt's Soviet-EU Comparison Is Absurd (Op-ed)

Opinion 2 weeks ago

By Leonid Bershidsky for Bloomberg
Leonid Bershidsky for Bloomberg
By Leonid Bershidsky for Bloomberg

The Soviet Union was centralized; the blood had to run through the heart, which was Moscow.

By Mark Galeotti
Mark Galeotti
By Mark Galeotti

Opinion 2 weeks ago

Will Russian Spycraft Adapt to the Information Age? (Op-ed)

Will Russian Spycraft Adapt to the Information Age? (Op-ed)

Opinion 2 weeks ago

By Mark Galeotti
Mark Galeotti
By Mark Galeotti

Rather than rethinking their tactics, Russia may be the biggest beneficiary of this brave new world.

By Maxim Trudolyubov
Maxim Trudolyubov
By Maxim Trudolyubov

Opinion 2 weeks ago

Putin’s Managed Democracy Falters (Op-ed)

Putin’s Managed Democracy Falters (Op-ed)

Opinion 2 weeks ago

By Maxim Trudolyubov
Maxim Trudolyubov
By Maxim Trudolyubov

While Putin is credited with swinging the 2016 U.S. vote, electoral troubles are brewing at home.

By Michele A. Berdy
Michele A. Berdy
By Michele A. Berdy

Opinion 3 weeks ago

Russian Autumn Fun

Russian Autumn Fun

Opinion 3 weeks ago

By Michele A. Berdy
Michele A. Berdy
By Michele A. Berdy

Что такое осень? (What's autumn?) A song by DDT? Well yes, but much more.

By Lincoln Mitchell & Tinatin Japaridze
Lincoln Mitchell & Tinatin Japaridze
By Lincoln Mitchell & Tinatin Japaridze

Opinion 3 weeks ago

When the Russian Dog Finally Caught up With the American Car (Op-Ed)

When the Russian Dog Finally Caught up With the American Car (Op-Ed)

Opinion 3 weeks ago

By Lincoln Mitchell & Tinatin Japaridze
Lincoln Mitchell & Tinatin Japaridze
By Lincoln Mitchell & Tinatin Japaridze

Donald Trump has created a U.S.-size vacuum in the international order. But is Russia capable of filling it?