Articles by Alexey Bessudnov

Building a Successor-Safe System

With the presidential election scheduled for March 2008 drawing ever closer, the amount of time political commentators and analysts are devoting to the ""succession problem"" continues to increase.

The Civil Society Paradox

A few months ago, I attended a lecture given at St. Antony's College, University of Oxford, by Irina Yasina, the deputy chair of the Open Russia foundation, whose mission is to support nongovernmental agencies in Russia.