It’s a hard road from the
facts to the truth.”
— Sergei Dovlatov
Трудна дорога от
правды к истине.”
— Сергей Довлатов

KONSTANTIN SONIN: "Программа без кандидата," Vedomosti, June 4, 2017

KONSTANTIN SONIN: "Почему Трамп всех удивил," RosBalt.Ru, June 2, 2017

MAXIM TRUDOLYUBOV: "The Entitled: Why The Kremlin Had Such Big Expectations For A Trump Presidency," The Wilson Quaterly,  June 1, 2017

KONSTANTIN SONIN: "Сигнал о лояльности," RosBalt.Ru, May 25, 2017

KONSTANTIN SONIN: "Запрет как ошибка," Vedomosti, May 22, 2017

KONSTANTIN SONIN: "Кругом туман," NewsRu.Com, May 17, 2017

KONSTANTIN SONIN: "Препятствие к правосудию," RosBalt.Ru, May 17, 2017

MAXIM TRUDOLYUBOV: "Is The Lavrov Visit/Comey Firing Clash Just Bad Optics?" Newsweek, May 12, 2017

MAXIM TRUDOLYUBOV: "The Russian Shadow Behind the Comey Dismissal," The Russia File, May 10, 2017

EKATERINA SCHULMANN: "Правительство Москвы не может изымать вашу частную собственность," Echo.Msk.Ru, May 5, 2017

MAXIM TRUDOLYUBOV: "Putin shares The Limelight with the ghost of Stalin," Newsweek, May 2, 2017

KONSTANTIN SONIN: "Шепоты и крики," Vedomosti.Ru, April 24, 2017

EKATERINA SCHULMANN: "Этический стандарт депутата," Izvestia.Ru, April 21, 2017

MARIA LIPMAN: "Журналистика в России: «белый порошок», угрозы и давление государства" Golos-Ameriki.Ru, April 21, 2017

KONSTANTIN SONIN: "Загадки британской политики," RosBalt.Ru, April 19, 2017

MAXIM TRUDOLYUBOV: "Шоу Трампа против шоу Путина," Vedomosti.Ru, April 14, 2017

NIKOLAY PETROV: "Губернатора Самарской области Николая Меркушкина," PolitCom.Ru, April 13, 2017

MARIA LIPMAN: "Putin's nation-building project offers reconciliation without truth," OpenDemocracy, April 12, 2017

KIRILL ROGOV: "Разрыв шаблона: как Навальный испортил Путину президентскую кампанию," РБК.ru, April 6, 2017

MAXIM TRUDOLYUBOV: "Putin and Erdogan cozy up to divide Syria," Newsweek, February 28, 2017

ANDREI SOLDATOV: "Under siege from Putin’s private hackers",  Chatham House,  February, 2017

ANDREI SOLDATOV: "The leaked Trump-Russia dossier rings frighteningly true," The Guardian, January 12, 2017

ANDREI SOLDATOV, IRINA BOROGAN: "Think hacking’s bad now? You ain’t seen nothing yet", Prospect, January 6, 2017

MAXIM TRUDOLYUBOV: "For Russians, Bleak Realities at Home," The New York Times, December 27, 2016.

ANDREI SOLDATOV, IRINA BOROGAN: "Don't blame technology", Eurozine, December 26, 2016

ANDREI SOLDATOV: "The Soviet Union is Gone, But it's still Collapsing", Foreign Policy, December 22, 2016

DANIEL TREISMAN: "Putin: Trump's Most Dangerous Best Friend," CNN.com, December 11, 2016.

ANDREI SOLDATOV: "Security First, Technology Second — Why It’s Back to the Future For Russian IT", The Moscow Times, December 8, 2016

DANIEL TREISMAN: "Deal with Russia, But Don't Be Too Eager," The National Interest, December 6, 2016.

ANDREI SOLDATOV: "Putin brings China's Great Firewall to Russia in cybersecurity pact", The Guardian,  November 29, 2016

DINA ROSENBERG: "Strange bedfellows: How the politics-business nexus stifles innovation in Russia", New Eastern Europe, November 24, 2016

DANIEL TREISMAN: "Кризис обновления: отворачивается ли мир от демократии?" RBK.ru, November 3, 2016.

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BEN NOBLE: "Putin just won a supermajority in the Duma. That matters", MonkeyCage, October 1, 2016

MAXIM TRUDOLYUBOV: "Наша политика - история", Vedomosti, September 30, 2016

MAXIM TRUDOLYUBOV: "Мир как угроза", InLiberty, September 29, 2016

ANDREI SOLDATOV: "Putin Has finally reincarnated the KGB", Foreign Policy, September 21, 2016

MAXIM TRUDOLYUBOV: "Российская мечта, или Нужно меньше встречаться", Vedomosti, September 20, 2016

ANDREI SOLDATOV: "Building the Kremlin's Big Brother", Foreign Policy, September 16, 2016

MAXIM TRUDOLYUBOV: "Эксплуатация общественных травм", Vedomosti, September 15, 2016

MAXIM TRUDOLYUBOV: "Образование общества", InLiberty, September 15, 2016

EKATERINA SCHULMANN: "Чем займется новая Дума", Vedomosti, September 12, 2016

KONSTANTIN SONIN: "За Трампа или за Клинтон", Vedomosti, September 12, 2016

ANDREI SOLDATOV: "Inside the Red Web: Russia's back door onto the internet – extract",  The Guardian, September 8, 2016

ELLA PANEYAKH: "The Practical Logic of Judicial Decision Making: Discretion Under Pressure and Compromises at the Expense of the Defendant", Russian Politics and Law,  September 2016

ANDREI SOLDATOV: "How Edward Snowden Inadvertently Helped Vladimir Putin’s Internet Crackdown", BuzzFeed, September 2, 2016

MAXIM TRUDOLYUBOV: "Страшные глаза", September 2, 2016

EKATERINA SCHULMANN: "The Russian Protest Movement: Not Dead, Not Alive, Just Different", The Moscow Times, September 1-7, 2016

MAXIM TRUDOLYUBOV: "Музей СССР", inLiberty, August 20, 2016

NIKOLAY PETROV: " Без права на наследство. Кем станут дети элиты в случае смены власти", Slon.ru

ANDREI SOLDATOV: "An Act of Courage on the Soviet Internet", Slate, August  19, 2016

MAXIM TRUDOLYUBOV: "Общество умных людей", Vedomosti, August, 19, 2016

KONSTANTIN SONIN: "Путч глазами экономиста", The New Times, August 16, 2016

MAXIM TRUDOLYUBOV: "Putin's Aggressive Opening Gambit for Talks on Ukraine", Newsweek, August 15, 2016

MAXIM TRUDOLYUBOV: "Жизнь как схема", Vedomosti, August 15, 2016

KONSTANTIN SONIN: "Последний бой в войне с инфляцией", Vedomosti, August 15, 2016

MAXIM TRUDOLYUBOV: "Мышь в лабиринте", InLiberty, August 10, 2016

NIKOLAY PETROV: "Новая номенклатура: от Брежнева к Сталину", Vedomosti, August 8, 2016

KONSTANTIN SONIN: "Стандартное поведение диктатора", Vedomosti, August 1, 2016

ANDREI SOLDATOV: "Cyber Showdown", Foreign Affairs, July 31, 2016

EKATERINA  SCHULMANN: "За что воюют силовики", Snob, July 27, 2016

NIKOLAY PETROV: "A Modern Russia of Dust and Dead Flies," The Moscow Times, July 26, 2016.

MAXIM TRUDOLYUBOV: "As Europe Falters, Moscow Savors the Moment," Newsweek, July 24, 2016.

MAXIM TRUDOLYUBOV: "Putin Makes Nice to his Neighbors, One Country at a Time," Newsweek, July 11, 2016.

EKATERINA  SCHULMANN: "Законы для народа и законы для себя", Gazeta.ru, July 5, 2016

KONSTANTIN SONIN: "Застывшие взгляды", Vedomosti, July 4, 2016

EKATERINA  SCHULMANN: "Три степени ущерба", Vedomosti, June 28, 2016

KONSTANTIN SONIN: "Brexit - это не выход",  InLiberty,  27 June 2016

MAXIM TRUDOLYUBOV: "Why Putin is Building a Bridge to Nowhere," Newsweek, June 26, 2016.

ANDREI SOLDATOV: "Что означают кадровые перестановки в ФСБ?", Meduza, 24 June 2016

ANDREI SOLDATOV: "Russia Wants to Force Internet Companies to Cooperate With Its Surveillance System", Slate, 24 June 2016

MARIA LIPMAN:  Counterpoint, June 2016

EKATERINA  SCHULMANN: "The Future of the State and the State of the Future", IWMpost, Spring / Summer 2016

KONSTANTIN SONIN: "Цвет глаз экономиста", Vedomostii, June 6, 2016

EKATERINA  SCHULMANN: "Парламент разрывается на части", Gazeta.ru, June 4, 2016

MAXIM TRUDOLYUBOV: "Putin’s dangerous plan to ‘Make Russia Great Again’", Newsweek, June 3, 2016

ANDREI SOLDATOV: "The Soviet Atomic Spy Who Asked for a U.S. Pension", The Daily Beast, May 27, 2016

MAXIM TRUDOLYUBOV: "The Sore Losers of Russia", The New York Times, May 26, 2016

MAXIM TRUDOLYUBOV: "Нулевая сумма", Vedomosti, May 27, 2016

MAXIM TRUDOLYUBOV: "The Next Slice of Salami",  Wilson Center, May 19, 2016

MAXIM TRUDOLYUBOV: "Мельницы правосудия и целесообразности", Vedomosti, May 13, 2016

MARIA LIPMAN: "A Trumpocalypse: Breaking Democracy's Moral Framework", The Moscow Times,  May 12, 2016

MAXIM TRUDOLYUBOV: " Putin keeps them guessing to disguise his weakness", Newsweek,  May 10, 201

DANIEL TREISMAN: "Does more wealth mean less political corruption?", The Washington Post, May 6, 2016

ANDREI SOLDATOV: "Once a Defender of Internet Freedom, Putin Is Now Bringing China’s Great Firewall to Russia", The WorldPost, May 3, 2016

KIRILL ROGOV: "Putin's Economist: Why Kudrin Tapped to Write New Reforms Plan," The Moscow Times, April 20, 2016.

ANDREI SOLDATOV: "Китайское предупреждение: как будут закрывать Рунет", Forbes,  April 19, 2016

EKATERINA SCHULMANN: "Признак слабости. Зачем силовику писать статью", Slon.ru, April  19, 2016

DANIEL TREISMAN: "Why Putin Took Crimea: The Gambler in the Kremlin," Foreign Affairs, May/June, 2016.

MARIA LIPMAN: "How Putin Silences Dissent,: Inside the Kremlin's Crackdown," Foreign Affairs, May/June, 2016.

NIKOLAI PETROV: "How Putin Changed the Balance of Power Among Russia's Elite," The Moscow Times, April 15, 2016.

KONSTANTIN SONIN: "За что ругают либералов", Vedomosti, April 11,2016

ANDREI SOLDATOV: "Reading the World: The Internet and Political Change in Russia", April 6,2016

MAXIM TRUDOLYUBOV: "Three Rules of Kremlin Power," The New York Times, March 23, 2016.

MAXIM TRUDOLYUBOV: "Why Putin Made a Hasty Retreat from Syria," Newsweek, March 22, 2016.

KONSTANTIN SONIN: "Что спросить у Глазьева", Vedomsti, March 15, 2016.

EKATERINA SCHULMANN: "Удар по ребрам", The New Times, February 16, 2016.

KONSTANTIN SONIN: "Как начать продавать государственные компании", Vedomosti, February 29, 2016

MAXIM TRUDOLYUBOV: "Russia's Hybrid War," The New York Times, February 24, 2016.

MAXIM TRUDOLYUBOV: "Вооруженный человек Европы", Vedomosti, February 19, 2016.

MAXIM TRUDOLYUBOV:"Помолчи, Фирс", InLiberty, February 19, 2016

KONSTANTIN SONIN: "Судьба экономических советов", Vedomosti, February 9, 2016.

MAXIM TRUDOLYUBOV: "Kadyrov Offers a Chilling Glimpse Behind Putin's Closed Doors," Newsweek, February 8, 2016.

MAXIM TRUDOLYUBOV:"Это не искусство, и это не смешно", Vedomosti, February 5, 2016.

KIRILL ROGOV: "Миф о «распаде»: к чему приводит борьба за сохранение единства", RBK, February 4, 2016.

MAXIM TRUDOLYUBOV:"More Than a War of Words", The New York Times, February 3, 2016

ELLA PANEYAKH: "Мест нет. Что изменилось в репрессивной системе России за прошлый год", Slon.ru, January 30, 2016.

NIKOLAY PETROV: "Russia's Ruling Regime Must Modernize or Face Collapse," The Moscow Times, January 22, 2016.

KONSTANTIN SONIN: "Как помочь Центробанку", Vedomosti, January 18, 2016.

ANDREI SOLDATOV: "RuNet 2016: Pressure Shifts From Companies to Citizens (Op-Ed)", The Moscow Times, January 14, 2016.

EKATERINA SCHULMANN: "Парад наступающих" Vedomosti, January 12, 2016.

MAXIM TRUDOLYUBOV: "Popular Decisions, Unpopular Outcomes", Wilson Center, January 11, 2016.

MAXIM TRUDOLYUBOV: "Фальсификация поддержки", Vedomosti, January 11, 2016.

ANDREI SOLDATOV: "In Russia, political engagement is blossoming online", The Washington Post, December 31, 2016.

ANDREI SOLDATOV: "Dear Facebook, please don't hand our data to the Kremlin", The Guardian,  December 15, 2015.

KONSTANTIN SONIN: "Президенту нужно действовать", Vedomosti, December 6, 2015.

MAXIM TRUDOLYUBOV: "От гласности к безгласности", Vedomosti, December 6, 2015.

KIRILL ROGOV: "Шестая колонна дальнобойщиков", Novaya gazeta, December 4, 2015.

MAXIM TRUDOLYUBOV: "Конец эпохи Просвещения", Vedomosti, November 26, 2015.

MAXIM TRUDOLYUBOV: "Putin's Emergency Politics", The New York Times, November 23, 2015

ANDREI SOLDATOV: "The Dark Past of Putin’s Media Chief", The Daily Beast, November 8, 2015

MAXIM TRUDOLYUBOV: "Человек не предусмотрен", Vedomosti, November 6, 2015.

DANIEL TREISMAN: "For Vladimir Putin, what's at stake in Metrojet investigation," CNN.COM, November 6, 2015.

MARIA LIPMAN: "How Will Putin Manage the Metrojet Plane Crash," The New Yorker, November 5, 2015.

ANDREI SOLDATOV: " Putin Trolls Facebook", Foreign Affairs, November 3, 2015.

KONSTANTIN SONIN: "Small Group Stymies Russian Reforms," The Moscow Times, October 27, 2015.

MAXIM TRUDOLYUBOV: "Sheikh Putin of Syria", The New York Times, October 22, 2015.

EKATERINA SCHULMANN:"Последняя осень шестого созыва", The New Times, October 15, 2015.

ANDREI SOLDATOV: "How Putin Tried to Control the Internet", Motherboard, October 13, 2015 (with Irina Borogan).

ANDREI SOLDATOV: "Putin Can’t Stop the Internet", Slate, October 14, 2015 (with Irina Borogan).

MAXIM TRUDOLYUBOV: "Можете нас потратить", Vedomosti, October 16, 2015.

MICHAEL ROCHLITZ: "Performance incentives and economic growth: regional officials in Russia and China", Eurasian Geography and Economics, October 5, 2015 (with Vera Kulpina, Thomas Remington & Andrei Yakovlev).

KIRILL ROGOV: "Эффект дежавю: зачем Кремль реконструирует холодную войну," RBC.RU, October 12, 2015.

MARIA LIPMAN: "Putin's Syrian Revenge," The New Yorker, October 8, 2015.

MAXIM TRUDOLYUBOV: "Украсть и сбежать", Vedomosti, October 7, 2015.

MARIA LIPMAN: “Контрапункт”—launch of new Russian language internet journal on politics and society, www.counter-point.org, October 5, 2015.

NIKOLAY PETROV: "Крым: превращение украинского полуострова в российский остров", www.counter-point.org,  October 5, 2015.

ANDREI SOLDATOV: "Укрощение интернета",  www.counter-point.org,  October 5, 2015.

ELLA PANEYAKH: "Эволюция российской судебной системы в 2014 году", www.counter-point.org,  October 5, 2015.

KIRILL ROGOV: "Крымский синдром: механизмы авторитарной мобилизации", www.counter-point.org,  October 5, 2015.

MAXIM TRUDOLYUBOV:"Век непонимания и конфликтов", Vedomosti, October 2, 2015.

KONSTANTIN SONIN: "RT Is a Mock-Up of the Real Thing," The Moscow Times, September 29, 2015.

KONSTANTIN SONIN: "Обратный карго-культ", Vedomosti, September 28, 2015.

DANIEL TREISMAN: "Searching for the Roots of Russia's Aggression," The Washington Post, September 25, 2015. (Review of books by Kalb, Laqueur, and Myers.)

NIKOLAY PETROV: “«Комичная» ситуация: почему региональные элиты теперь не важны,” RBK.ru, September 23, 2015.

MAXIM TRUDOLYUBOV: "Kremlin's Domestic PR Campaign is a Sad Farce," The Moscow Times, September 22, 2015.

ANDREI SOLDATOV: "Building the Kremlin's Big Brother," with Irina Borogan, Foreign Policy, September 16, 2015.

MAXIM TRUDOLYUBOV: "Russia's Latest Fake Election," The New York Times, September 16, 2015.

KONSTANTIN SONIN: "Football and the Russian Middle Class," The Moscow Times, September 15, 2015.

MAXIM TRUDOLYUBOV: "Keeping Up With Russia's New Laws," The Moscow Times, September 14, 2015.

NIKOLAY PETROV: "Власть против власти: зачем придумали ОНФ," RBK.ru, September 14, 2015.

NIKOLAY PETROV: "Игры с Левиафаном," Grani.ru, September 14, 2015.

KIRILL ROGOV: "Кризис-2015: открытие второго сезона," Vedomosti, September 11, 2015.

ANDREI SOLDATOV: The Red Web: The Struggle Between Russia's Digital Dictators and the New Online Revolutionaries, with Irina Borogan, published September 8, 2015.

ANDREI SOLDATOV: "Inside the Red Web: Russia's Back Door Onto the Internet," with Irina Borogan, The Guardian, September 8, 2015.

ELLA PANEYAKH: "Новости следствия: сажать людей стало легче и безопаснее," Slon.ru, September 4, 2015.

MAXIM TRUDOLYUBOV: "У стен Москвы", Vedomosti, September 3, 2015.

ANDREI SOLDATOV: "How Edward Snowden Inadvertantly Helped Vladimir Putin's Internet Crackdown," with Irina Borogan, Buzzfeed, September 2, 2015.

KONSTANTIN SONIN: "Russia's 'Import Substitution' Is a Rip-Off," The Moscow Times, September 1, 2015.

ANDREI SOLDATOV: "RusNet on the Offensive," with Irina Borogan, World Policy Journal, Fall, 2015.

EKATERINA SCHULMANN: "Зима Близко," Vedomosti, August 26, 2015.

EKATERINA SCHULMANN: "The Secret Behind Putin's Modesty," The Moscow Times, August 25, 2015.

MAXIM TRUDOLYUBOV: "Russia's Brave New Crisis," The Moscow Times, August 24, 2015.

KONSTANTIN SONIN: "Экономический театр абсурда," Vedomosti, August 17, 2015.

MAXIM TRUDOLYUBOV: "Is Russia the New Iran?" The New York Times, August 11, 2015.

MASHA LIPMAN: "A Museum Survives in Crimea," The New Yorker, August 3, 2015.