Reality of Russian Politics

Who We Are


We would like to present a new project on Russia’s current politics.

Our key product is an analytical bulletin dedicated to the key developments in the Russian political process.

Stanovaya Tatiana

What we do

R. Politik’s primary product is the analytical bulletin “Russian Politics Unvarnished and Undiluted”.

The purpose is to present in a clear and unbiased fashion the underpinnings and the reasons for the decisions that are made; to help better understand the functionality of the Russian Government’s mechanisms and to broaden the capabilities for political forecasting.

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Tatiana Stanovaya is one of the leading experts on Russian politics.

For fifteen years she headed the analytical department of the largest think tank in Russia, the Center for Political Technologies.

She has more than 2000 publications and commentaries in the leading world and Russian media outlets (The Washington Post, The Guardian, Le Figaro, the AFP, Reuters,,,…).

For a number of years, she has also contributed her commentaries to the Carnegie Endowment.


publications IN THE MEDIA

Commentary for Libération

Présidentielle en Ukraine : l’humoriste Zelensky ne fait pas rire les Russes Par Veronika Dorman «La Russie se… Read more “Commentary for Libération”

Commentary for POLITICO.EU

Putin’s garbage challenge Protests over open-air landfills have broken out across Russia. By MARC BENNETTS 4/24/19, 6:00… Read more “Commentary for POLITICO.EU”

R.Politik bulletin in The Wall Street Journal

Comedian Elected President of Ukraine, Exit Polls Show Vote is a referendum on the nation’s ruling class… Read more “R.Politik bulletin in The Wall Street Journal”



The analytical bulletin “Russian Politics Unvarnished and Undiluted” is our key product.

The bulletin is going to be issued every second and fourth Tuesday of a month.