Scholar argues that US power is being challenged by rivals like China that are keen to replace Washington as the one to write the rules of global conduct.
Russia articles on Democracy Chronicles
News about the struggle for democracy in Russia. Russia is not a functioning democracy. According to Freedom House, "limited political competition, assassination, and repression are used by dictator Vladimir Putin to maintain control". Also see our articles on Putin or on two of his public opponents Alexei Navalny and the punk band Pussy Riot.
Russia lacks China’s muscle when it comes to trade and infrastructure but has a shrewd appreciation of the political needs of African dictators.
What’s the balance sheet of 20 years of Putinism? Expert opinion suggests its been a journey from quasi-democracy to political disarray.
President Trump told two senior Russian officials in a 2017 Oval Office meeting that he wasn’t bothered by Russia’s interference in the 2016 US election.
White House officials reportedly similarly restricted access to President Trump’s phone calls with the Saudi royal family and Russian President Putin.
The whistleblower’s complaint which suggests Trump wanting dirt on Biden for military aid has led more Americans in favor of impeachment, polls show.
American bipartisan democratic unity is essential if the U.S. is to counter the rise of three autocratic Eurasian superpowers — China, Russia and Iran
Public indignation over the sentencing of one “Moscow Case” defendant, Pavel Ustinov, led to his release and the public wants more protesters freed.
Against the backdrop of Georgia’s invasion by Russia, a group of civil society organisations have warned the country is sliding into State capture.
Asian environmentalists as well as self-serving autocrats make the argument that a crisis as severe as rising temperatures can be mitigated.