Category: Eurasia

Russia’s biggest problem? Losing the 21st century


Vladimir Putin looks like a blundering thug in the hollowed-out gangland to which he has reduced Russia. The Wagner Group mutiny has exposed his growing weakness — The… Read more »

‘Putin’s in a zugzwang’: The beginning of the end?


As rattled as they may have been by an armed insurrection in a nuclear-weapons state, Russia’s friends and business partners are unlikely to abandon Vladimir Putin, according to diplomats and… Read more »