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About Ilya Matveev

Ilya Matveev is a researcher and lecturer based in St Petersburg, Russia. He is a founding editor of the online publication Openleft.ru and a member of the research group Public Sociology Laboratory.

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Clare Sambrook

Clare Sambrook, investigative journalist, co-edits Shine a Light.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

While everyone’s watching the football, the Russian government is raising the retirement age

Screen Shot 2018-06-15 at 15.13.27.pngThis move signals the end of the Russian federal state’s social commitments. RU

 


The big game: Ulyukaev, Sechin and Russia's neopatrimonial privatisation

15027486_10209769927580892_9076503070551437380_n.jpgThe arrest of a federal minister shows that, in Russia, the government and the country’s largest state company are increasingly turning to force. Русский

 

Russia, Inc.

From “structural reforms” of the 2000s to austerity policies today, neoliberalism has been and remains an organic part of the Putin regime. RU

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