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About Andrei Piontkovsky
Andrei Piontkovsky is an eminent Russian academic and political analyst, specialising in Russian foreign and domestic politics and military strategic issues. A mathematician by training, he lives and works in Moscow.
Articles by Andrei Piontkovsky
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Rosemary Bechler edits openDemocracy's main site.
Cameron Thibos edits Mediterranean Journeys in Hope.
En Liang Khong is assistant editor at openDemocracy.
Alex Sakalis is the editor of Can Europe Make It?
No to TTIP
The freeing of Khodorkovsky's lawyer Svetlana Bakhmina is among the events being seen by some as heralding a new perestroika. Andrei Piontkovsky does not agree.
New charges are being brought against ex-oligarch Mikhail Khodorkovsky, whose trial and the destruction of his company Yukos in 2003-5 were a cause celebre. Andrei Piontkovsky puts the new trial in context.