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Yury Korgunyuk

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Yury Korgunyuk is the head of Political Science at the Moscow-based Information Science for Democracy (INDEM) Foundation.

18.08.2016

Why the 1991 Soviet coup failed

Why the 1991 Soviet coup failed

25 years ago, the State Emergency Committee failed to take into account the changing political dynamics within Russia that eventually led to the breakup of the Soviet Union

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12.08.2016

What Putin’s latest political shakeup means for Kremlin insiders

What Putin’s latest political shakeup means for Kremlin insiders

The Kremlin’s political reshuffle continues, this time with the replacement of the head of Russia’s presidential administration, Sergey Ivanov. What does this mean for the way that the Kremlin distributes power within the nation?

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30.07.2016

The Kremlin reshuffles the political deck

The Kremlin reshuffles the political deck

With just weeks to go until parliamentary elections in September, the Kremlin surprised everyone with a major shakeup of the political elites in the Russian regions

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04.07.2016

The Belykh affair: Struggle against corruption or political maneuvering?

The Belykh affair: Struggle against corruption or political maneuvering?

There are a lot of unanswered questions in the corruption case involving Kirov governor Nikita Belykh, and that has many speculating about political intrigues involving the Kremlin

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08.03.2016

Is Churov's ouster really the end of a political era in Russia?

Is Churov's ouster really the end of a political era in Russia?

The head of Russia’s Central Election Commission, Vladimir Churov, will leave his post before the 2016 parliamentary elections. What does it mean for the country’s political future and electoral system?

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29.02.2016

A Chechen trace in the Nemtsov murder? The investigation is stuck

A Chechen trace in the Nemtsov murder? The investigation is stuck

This weekend Russians took to the streets to commemorate the first anniversary of the murder of Russian well-known opposition leader Boris Nemtsov. Questions have swirled about the potential involvement of the Chechen leader in the crime

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26.01.2016

Why Kadyrov poses a threat to the Kremlin

Why Kadyrov poses a threat to the Kremlin

The increasing political activity of Chechnya’s Ramzan Kadyrov should worry the Kremlin and the opposition

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07.12.2015

The implications of truckers' protests in Russia

The implications of truckers' protests in Russia

The Russian political leadership may have significantly underestimated the potential impact of truckers’ protests

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11.09.2015

2016 could be the moment of truth for Russia's political system

2016 could be the moment of truth for Russia's political system

With Russia running elections in 83 out of 85 regions on Sept. 13 and significant attempts by the Kremlin to manage the democratic process within Russia, there is growing concern that the 2016 Duma elections might finally expose the weaknesses of the ruling party

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19.08.2015

The unraveling of crony capitalism in Russia?

The unraveling of crony capitalism in Russia?

The resignation of the head of Russia’s main railroad company might have important implications for the future of Putin’s brand of capitalism

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26.05.2015

The end of the rule of law in modern Russia?

The end of the rule of law in modern Russia?

The new law on “undesirable” foreign organizations is set to turn Russia into a besieged fortress. Severing Russian citizens’ and organizations’ ties with the outside world is now easier than ever

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06.05.2015

Bolotnaya Square, three years later

Bolotnaya Square, three years later

Three years after the May 6, 2012 opposition protests at Moscow’s Bolotnaya Square, what are the main lessons the Russia authorities and opposition should have learned?

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05.03.2015

Where to look for the killers of Boris Nemtsov?

Where to look for the killers of Boris Nemtsov?

There are two important places to look for the party or parties who murdered Boris Nemtsov – the militants with combat experience in eastern Ukraine and revenge-minded Chechen leaders

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