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Politics Russia

What Alexei Navalny’s conviction means for the future of Russia

The Kremlin is already seeking to control an upcoming Russian presidential election – not the imminent election of 2018, but instead that of 2024.

Economics Europe

Corruption remains key to Russia’s economic stagnation

Corruption is widespread throughout the executive, legislative and judicial branches at all levels of the Russian government. The Russian authorities recognise that corruption is a major problem and have implemented a