Arts and Life
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Arts and Life
Articles by Gleb Pavlovsky
Russia and Ukraine: A Destructive Codependency
Kiev and Moscow are not fighting a full-scale war, but both political establishments use alleged “victories” to get stronger and richer.
Russia's Leadership Is Facing a Succession Dilemma (Op-ed)
Putin is no longer the solution to any of Russia's problems, even the problem of picking his own successor.
Nobody’s President? Putin Enters the Era of Transition (Op-ed)
The 2018 election in Russia is turning into a real political event — whether Putin likes it or not
Russia Enters a Time of Transition, by Stealth
2016 was the year in which Russia rediscovered politics. The media began feeding on leaks from senior officials, poorly disguised as “investigative journalism...
Russia Has to Be Contained (But So Does Every Superpower)
The West has increasingly spoken in recent years of the need to contain Russia. But in doing so, it has blurred the line between “containment” and...
Russia's New Politicization: How Putin Trumped Politics (Op-Ed)
A senior Kremlin official asked me the meaning of the word "de-politicization." I told him it is when the news bulletins cover whatever we cook up...
Russia's System of Managed Chaos (Op-Ed)
The Russian System will continue to find places to operate across the world and to project Russian geopolitical and symbolic influence beyond its...