Tag: Alexei Navalny

Engage Russia, but ‘grand bargain with Putin is a terrible idea’


Advocates of engaging Vladimir Putin’s Russia should avoid fueling unrealistic expectations of a breakthrough and instead seek incremental progress on specific topics based on a set of guiding principles, says… Read more »

Kremlin’s modus operandi – ideology or kleptocracy?


As the Kremlin gears up for Vladimir Putin’s last re-election bid in 18 months, anti-graft crusader Alexei Navalny (left) has emerged as the conduit of choice for rival factions to… Read more »