Sean Guillory lives in Pittsburgh. He hosts the SRB podcast, a weekly podcast on Eurasian politics, history and culture, and blogs for seansrussiablog.org. You can follow him on Twitter @seansrussiablog.
Kremlinology: an intervention
Protests and strikes across Russia show that the country’s “silent majority” is becoming louder. But are pundits...
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...
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?
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'
The key to understanding Putin is to recognise how he uses information to tell him who we think he is. But what does...