In new low of harassment on Moscow’s protests, police are arresting suspects, including Ilya Azar, a journalist who was one of those who led protests.
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.
By any measure, the decline of Putinism is indisputable. It was best captured by a poll conducted in May by the government-run Public Opinion Center.
Democracy Digest reveals over the past year, there has been praiseworthy burst of anti-kleptocracy legislation successfully targetting immigrant criminals.
Britain’s populist conservative leader Boris Johnson’s parliamentary prorogation move over Brexit basically undermines the country’s unparalleled democracy.
The prevailing takeaway from this year’s G7 summit was that it resulted in little progress on many of problems while potraying Trump as Putin’s puppet.
As Russia, China, and other states advance influence through forms of digital authoritarianism, stronger responses are needed from the U.S.
Amidst row, President Trump says he would “certainly” invite Russian President Vladimir Putin to attend next year’s Group of Seven (G-7) summit .
Pro-Democracy Russian organizers have continued their protests in Moscow for a fourth straight weekend demanding more candidates be allowed to run in the upcoming City Council election.
Russian interference is a possiblity in the 2020 presidential vote. Steve LeVine argues that, however, Americans are instead at each others throats.
Late French political philosopher Pierre Hassner argued that the world was witnessing a process of competitive decay between USA and the Soviet Union.