Monthly Archives: May 2011

Who needs a punchline?

I was really surprised to see how many journalists and Russia-watchers said that Wednesday’s press conference in Skolkovo had turned out to be a disappointment. To me it was not the least bit disappointing. On the contrary, it was damn … Continue reading

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Nothing new under the Sun

The title may seem surprising. There has indeed been a lot of news recently in Russian politics, so much that it got a considerable part of us Russia-watchers confused. Gleb Pavlovsky quit, Medvedev started to replace officials on the boards … Continue reading

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