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About Sean Guillory

Sean Guillory lives in Pittsburgh. He hosts the SRB podcast, a weekly podcast on Eurasian politics, history and culture, and blogs for You can follow him on Twitter @seansrussiablog.

Articles by Sean Guillory

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Adam Ramsay, Editor

Adam Ramsay is a co-editor of openDemocracyUK.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Kremlinology: an intervention

Protests and strikes across Russia show that the country’s “silent majority” is becoming louder. But are pundits even listening?

Russia’s in the red

As Russia’s personal debt crisis spirals out of control, collectors are turning to violence to ensure people pay on time. These stories aren’t for the fainthearted.


Ukraine is ripe for the shock doctrine

Like many states in crisis before it, Ukraine presents a perfect opportunity for neoliberal transformation.


Who killed Boris Nemtsov?

RIAN Ilya Pitalev Nemtsov.jpg The murder of Boris Nemtsov tells us not that Putin is a strong leader, but rather one who has lost his grip.


Book review: Fiona Hill and Clifford Gaddy, 'Mr. Putin – Operative in the Kremlin'

Cover_ MrPutin.jpgThe key to understanding Putin is to recognise how he uses information to tell him who we think he is. But what does that tell us?


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