Tag: coup in Russia

Putin Not Threatened By a Coup Now But Russia Is By Its Dependence On Him, Kyiv Analyst Says

March 18, 2015

Staunton, March 18 — Kyiv analyst Taras Berezovets says that there is no threat that Vladimir Putin will be overthrown by a coup, however much his underlings may fight among themselves in ways that may even help him keep power, but there is a very real threat to Russia and its elites because of their […]

Moscow in a Time of Twitter

March 15, 2015

Staunton, March 14 — Rumors have always swirled around the Russian throne especially when anything happens or is thought to be happening or even is desired to happen. But the reach and intensity if not the accuracy and insight of such rumors has been vastly increased by the rise of social media and especially Twitter […]

Russia Update: Is There a Slow-Motion Coup Under Way?

March 14, 2015

Welcome to our column, Russia Update, where we will be closely following day-to-day developments in Russia, including the Russian government’s foreign and domestic policies. The previous issue is here. The Kremlin has published a new picture of President Vladimir Putin reportedly meeting with the head of the Supreme Court today, but as throughout the week, […]

Russia Experienced a Coup in 2014 Without a Change in Institutions, Rubtsov Says

December 27, 2014

Staunton, December 25 – Over the last year, Russia has experienced a coup “without a change of institutions, symbols or personnel,” being changed in even more significant ways than it was in the course of the “strong mutations of 2011-2013,” according to Aleksandr Rubtsov, the head of the Moscow Center for Research on Ideological Processes. […]