Tag: Roman Dobrokhotov

Kremlin under siege: after 20 years in power, Putin ‘looks weaker than ever’

     

Twenty years ago, Vladimir Putin appeared on the political Olympus in the guise of an effective bureaucrat with a security services background; a market-oriented statesman and pragmatist without ideological pretenses,… Read more »

‘Gaping paradox’ at heart of Putin’s authoritarian rule

     

The director of Russian opposition politician Aleksei Navalny’s Anticorruption Foundation (FBK), Roman Rubanov, was briefly detained and told to return to a law enforcement agency for questioning on October 13,… Read more »

Russia’s information warfare: propaganda is not soft power

     

Russia’s use of information warfare to defeat its adversaries has a long history. However, whereas previously information warfare was an adjunct to Russian statecraft, today it is the Putin regime’s… Read more »