Sergei Markedonov is Associate Professor at the Russian State University for the Humanities
What Armenians are protesting (and what they’re not)
Fresh protests in Yerevan have their roots in a number of deep-rooted domestic issues in Armenian politics. But we...
Transnistria: West Berlin of the post-Soviet world
How to play hardball: Ukraine's parliament has revoked the agreement between Russia and Ukraine on the movement of...
Outsourcing sovereignty from Russia to Chechnya
Just like in business, the centre of Russia has transferred a range of its functions to a regional political...
The Crimean ‘question’
There are more questions than answers to the Crimean ‘question’.
What does Russia really want with Abkhazia?
Will the new treaty being discussed between Abkhazia and Russia provide a blueprint for cooperation or something...
A very Georgian disagreement
Post-Soviet Georgia is no stranger to drama or revolution, and after a short interregnum, the country once again...