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Sergey Chemezov’s “Russian Vacuum Cleaner”

Russia
July 13, 2016

Why Putin Loves Brexit

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Dr. Andrew Foxall
This Article Originally Appeared in The New York Times Britain’s referendum decision last month to leave the European Union has plunged Europe into crisis. There will be institutional and political upheaval for years to come while the terms of Britain’s knotty disentanglement ...
January 22, 2016

The Russian State of Murder Under Putin

David Satter
Originally published in the Wall Street Journal On Thursday, a British inquiry into the polonium poisoning death of former Russian agent Alexander Litvinenko in 2006 implicated Russian President Vladimir Putin in the murder. The announcement was the first step toward justice ...
The Square
January 22, 2016

The Kremlin’s Western Lawyers

Dr. Andrew Foxall
Originally published in the American Interest In Syria, as in Ukraine and Georgia before, Russia is using warfare to achieve its goals, operating through brute force and fear. In the West, it uses lawfare, exploiting the rule of law to launch ...
Ukraine
December 17, 2015

Stick to Sanctions on Russia

Dr. Andrew Foxall
Originally published in The New York Times Ukraine and Russia are still at war. Since the Minsk II peace agreement came into effect on Feb. 15, nearly 400 Ukrainian soldiers and more than 200 civilians have been killed. Many more may ...
Syria
December 7, 2015

To See Syria’s Future, Look at Chechnya

Dr. Andrew Foxall
Originally published in the American Interest. Putin has tried turning a civil war into a counter-terrorism operation before. It’s unlikely to work out so well for him this time. Having established Russia’s ability to project its military might in the Middle East ...

‘Kleptocracy Tour’ highlights UK’s role in global corruption

Originally published in The Irish Times. e bus tour starts near Whitehall, across the river from the London Eye and around the corner from the ...

Putin leaves behind huge military infrastructure to restart war against ISIS ‘at any time’

Originally posted in The Daily Express.  The first Russian warplanes arrived home today after Moscow’s shock announcement that its jets ...

Renewed Fighting in Ukraine: Dr Andrew Foxall on Voice of America

On Board the Russian Dissidents’ ‘Kleptocracy’ Bus

Originally published by Vice News. It was the British version of a Hollywood celebrity homes tour. A group of Russian activists, commentators, ...

London’s Oligarch Bus Tour

Originally published by Radio Free Europe/ Radio Liberty. Forget Buckingham Palace and Big Ben — London’s newest bus tour shows ...

From Perfume to Chocolate Statues, Putin’s Surprising Fan Club Extends Beyond Russia

Originally published by Haaretz. The Russian president may have annexed territories and become increasingly authoritarian at home, yet he remains ...

Putin’s Global Fan Club Stays Loyal, Despite Growing Despotism

Originally published in Haaretz. Russian president may have annexed territories and become increasingly authoritarian, yet a surprising number of ...

Kremlin Washington anxiety

Originally published in Radio Free Europe/ Radio Liberty. Why is the United States is increasingly concerned about the actions of the Russian ...

UK must freeze Russian assets to send Vladmir Putin clear message

Originally published in the Daily Mirror The findings of Sir Robert Owen’s inquiry into the death of Alexander Litvinenko, in 2006, comes as no ...

Litvinenko Inquiry: David Cameron considers new sanctions against Russia after ‘state-sponsored murder’ of KGB spy in London

Originally published in The Telegraph. Public inquiry concludes that Kremlin ‘probably’ ordered suspects Andrey Lugovoy and Dmitry ...