Guest: Keith Gessen on America’s Russia Hands and his novel A Terrible Country published by Viking.
Guest: Maxim Trudolubov on Moscow’s apartment demolition plans.
A This is Hell! interview with your humble host.
A response to the responses to the Navalny question and the Russian Left.
Guest: Henry Hale on Patronal Politics: Eurasian Regime Dynamics in Comparative Perspective.
Guest: Kevin Rothrock on the politics and pleasures of RuNet.
Guest: Marc Bennetts on I’m Going to Ruin Their Lives: Inside Putin’s War on Russia’s Opposition.
Guest: Masha Lipman on the current state of Russian politics.
It’s been ten years since an assassin put four bullets in Anna Politkovskaya—three in her chest, one in her head, the hallmark of a contract hit. And what can be said on this macabre anniversary?
Guest: Mark Galeotti on Putinism.