The New Decembrists

Some of you may know that I’ve started writing op-eds on Russia for Al-Jazeera English.  Here’s an snippet of my latest on the Russian elections: In mid-November, the Russian site Slon.ru noted that political brands have a life cycle of five stages – “rise”, “peak”, “stabilisation”, “fall”, and “political death”. As brands, Russia’s political tandem, Vladimir […]