We would like to present to you the next issue of the Bulletin No. 14 (32) 2019 «THE REALITY OF RUSSIAN POLITICS».
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Table of contents
Political games intensify as opposition candidates barred from Moscow Duma elections
The Kremlin’s priorities
The Central Election Commission is in an awkward position
The systemic opposition cuts deals to get elected
National Guard Reshuffle: Zolotov’s right-hand man is out
The Navalny factor
Who is Mr. Plokhoi?
Melikov vs Matovnikov
Sevastopol gets a technocrat governor as Ovsyannikov is removed after less than 3 years
A local conflict makes United Russia the opposition
Kiriyenko’s appointee, Chemesov’s interests
Is Volodin really needling the Kremlin?
Russia and Ukraine look headed for detente
The Kremlin’s unexpected pivot to Zelensky & Surkov’s ascendancy
(i) Capital outflow rises sharply
(ii) United Russia’s approval rating is at a 14-year low
(iii) Real disposable incomes are still falling
R.Politik is on holiday in August and there will be no bulletins. The next bulletin will be issued on September 10, 2019
Writing and analysis: Tatiana Stanovaya
Editing: Howard Amos