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About Nikolai Klimeniouk

Nikolai Klimeniouk writes about culture and politics in Germany and Russia. He is the former editor of Forbes Russia, Moscow's Bolshoi Gorod city magazine and several other publications. Since 2014, he is a freelance writer based in Berlin writing for Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung and other German media.

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Francesc Badia i Dalmases is Editor and Director of democraciaAbierta.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Clean hands and empty heads: Transparency International’s new report on Russian theatre

17355012_10155067658762410_1648230893_n.jpgTransparency International-Russia’s recent report on the financial operations of Russia’s state theatres is yet more evidence that the anti-corruption agenda is squeezing out concerns for human rights. RU

 

Death by Crimea

As long as Russia holds on to the Ukrainian peninsula, it will not and cannot change for the better. Русский

 

What the victory of Donald Trump can teach us

As America’s president-elect prepares for office, it’s important to understand the nature of the new political reality — and how we should deal with it. Русский

How “Operation Liza” failed

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The failure of a recent Russian propaganda campaign in Germany tells us that Kremlin strategists know nothing about the country, nor its sizeable Russian-speaking population. Русский

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