Victoria Sakevich & Maria Lipman
12 Feb 2019
Soviet women commonly resorted to abortion as a way to end unwanted pregnancies. In the post-Soviet decades, the emergence of a market economy, the availability of modern contraceptive methods, and...
Alexander Kynev & Maria Lipman
04 Feb 2019
Over half of Russian governors have been replaced by the Kremlin in the past two and a half years. A large share of these new regional leaders are “outsiders,” individuals with no roots in or...
Maria Lipman & Denis Volkov
18 Jan 2019
Thanks to the rapid development of mobile Internet, practically every young Russian is an Internet user, regardless of whether he or she lives in a large urban center or in the provinces. The “...
Maria Lipman & Yulia Florinskaya
09 Jan 2019
Russia accepts about four million labor migrants annually, most of whom come from three Central Asian states. Less noticeable are internal migrant workers – Russian nationals who move to another...
Arkady Moshes
21 Dec 2018
Arkady Moshes discusses the changing geopolitical status of Belarus and its relations with Ukraine and Russia (second video). Moshes is the Director of the EU Eastern Neighbourhood and Russia...
Maria Lipman & Maria Volkenstein
17 Dec 2018
The rise of diversity and individualism in Russian society is undisputed, but these new trends are observed, first and foremost, in the private sphere, consumption, and everyday practices, while the...
PONARS Eurasia
07 Dec 2018
Alexander Iskandaryan, director of the Caucasus Institute in Yerevan, explains the "evolution of revolutions" in Armenia. He discusses the primary differences between the discontent in 2008 and the...
Tanya Lokot
26 Nov 2018
Shrouded in its self-made mythology of security and privacy, Telegram offers a level playing-field to all kinds of actors in Russia, creating a portable private-public sphere where anyone can be...
Kirill Rogov
06 Nov 2018
The September regional elections, held in Russia against the background of discontent caused by pension reform, became a kind of “stress test” for the political system. This test has demonstrated...

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