Tag: military coup

Neo-Kremlinology Has Real Limits, Schulmann Says

February 3, 2015

Staunton, February 2 — The revival of Kremlinology, of relying on a variety of indirect indications of who is closer to the top leader and who may be opposed to him, is “a bad sign,” Ekaterina Schulmann says, not only because of what it says about the increasingly closed nature of Russian politics but also […]

Putin’s Successor May Be ‘Already in His Entourage,’ Kryshtanovskaya Says

July 1, 2014

Staunton, June 30 – Olga Kryshtanovskaya, head of the Center for the Study of Elites at the Academy of Sciences Institute of Sociology and Russia’s most distinguished student of elites and their rotation, says that “Putin’s successor is already in his closest entourage” and that Putin may even decide who it will be. In an […]

A Mutiny or a Terrorist Attack?

September 19, 2013

On Monday, September 16th, there was a shooting at the Naval Yard in Washington, D.C., which left 13 people dead. While initial reporting of the incident was notoriously, or perhaps even hilariously, full of false information, by the following day, many of the misinformation had been cleared up. This, among other things, makes the following […]