Category: Authoritarianism

Backfire: How to enhance anti-kleptocracy sanctions


Bola Tinubu, a wealthy kleptocratic “godfather” of politics who campaigned on the slogan “It’s my turn”, has been declared the winner of Nigeria’s disputed presidential election, The [London] Times reports…. Read more »

Russia: From individual to collective resistance?


Russian President Vladimir Putin’s former adviser and Soviet-era dissident Gleb Pavlovsky (above) died on Monday at the age of 71 after a prolonged illness, Reuters reports. An influential figure in… Read more »