Eastern Europe & Russia

Anatoly Ivanovich Ustyuzhaninov, aka Lenin
15 August 2011
Life After Lenin Premium
Life after communism was tough for a man who embodied Lenin for 30 years. And also for Lenin’s hometown.
By Michael Chandler and Sergei Borisov
15 August 2011
A Russian Media Player to Watch Premium

Buoyed by strong profits and technical savvy, CTC Media changes owners and looks to expand westward.

By Marius Dragomir
12 August 2011
Russia 2011-2021: Life After Death Premium

Where have the last 20 years been leading the country?

By Andrei Piontkovsky
11 August 2011
Moderate Power Corrupts Moderately Premium

The tendency of Russians to look at their officials as rulers instead of servants infects even the humblest civil, er, servant.

By Galina Stolyarova
10 August 2011
Ukraine, Belarus, and Russia: A Family Reunited?

For a short time, Ukraine was the democratic outlier. Twenty years after independence, has it come back to the authoritarian fold? From openDemocracy.

By Dmitri Travin


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