Tag Archives: Russian Orthodox Church

Kremlinology vs. sociology of elites

Today I attended another Kennan Institute event: Reassessing Russia’s Decision Making Community: Intra-elite Conflicts, Political and Business Networks, and Ideological Constructions, with Marlene Laruelle, Senior Research Fellow, Russian and Eurasian Studies Program, Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University, … Continue reading

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How to Steal a Resort: corruption, Russian style

…How to Steal a Resort, or grand corruption on Russia’s Black Sea coast I’m glad that Navalny is not the only person fighting the all-penetrating Russian corruption. However, the more those dedicated people expose the scale of corruption that is going … Continue reading

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