We would like to present to you the next issue of the Bulletin No. 9 (27) 2019 «REALITY OF RUSSIAN POLITICS».
Our bulletin now includes a new section, ‘R.Politik recommends’, in which we give you the links to the best recent articles and research about Russian politics.
Table of contents
The stakes rise after the Ukrainian presidential elections — and Russia is preparing for the worst
Moscow’s hawkish new tactic of offering fast-track citizenship
What’s wrong with Mr Zelenskiy?
What Zelenskiy’s populism means for Russian domestic politics
Lavrov’s resentment and Minsk’s unhappiness push Putin to sack his ambassador to Belarus
A bitter power struggle is in underway in the FSB: why General Tkachev’s subordinates are under attack
Behind the scenes of the internal war being waged in the upper echelons of the FSB
Are the changes at the FSB linked to the Yugra bank case?
(i) Will Putin ditch Maduro for a dream deal with Washington?
(ii) Mass detentions in St. Petersburg: the new normal?
The next bulletin will be issued on May 28, 2019
Writing and analysis: Tatiana Stanovaya
Editing: Howard Amos