Siberian Light Interview

Now time for some shameless self promotion. For the last few weeks, Andy Young, who runs the impeccable Siberian Light, has been conducting interviews of bloggers of Russia. Today his interview with me went up on his site. Read and be merry. Tags: Russia|Siberian Light|Soviet Union|Putin|Komsomol|youth politics|Russian history|Russian politics

Managed Democracy’s Future

Yesterday I suggested that Sunday’s regional elections in Russia suggests that there is a move to create a two party system comprising of United Russia and Just Russia. This issue was first presented in an experts’ panel on Russia Profile shortly after Rodina and the Party of Life united in August. To characterize what is […]