Articles by Nikolas K. Gvosdev



Working Together in the Land of the Unruly

There is so much talk about the ""confusing signals"" being sent by the Kremlin to the United States these days.

Russia's Anti-American Majority

The rhetorical war between Moscow and Washington over democracy has escalated.

Why Rice's Moscow Visit Failed

In pursuit of forming yet another ""coalition of the willing,"" U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice made an unscheduled visit to Moscow to persuade Russia to put pressure on Iran for its nuclear infractions.

As Normal as It Gets

Former Yeltsin adviser Andrei Shleifer thinks Russia is where it ought to be in terms of development and growth -- if you take into account how far it had to come.

As Normal as It Gets

Former Yeltsin adviser Andrei Shleifer thinks Russia is where it ought to be in terms of development and growth -- if you take into account how far it had to come.

Writing Off Stalin

There was more to the Soviet experience than Stalin's bloody legacy, Moshe Lewin writes, which is why historians should be careful not to demonize the past.

Writing Off Stalin

There was more to the Soviet experience than Stalin's bloody legacy, Moshe Lewin writes, which is why historians should be careful not to demonize the past.

After the Summit: Time to Act

Bush-Putin summits are like getaways taken by couples seeking to re-ignite the spark in their marriage.

The Cold War Still Lives on Capitol Hill

Oblivious to a decade of change in Russia, Congress remains unwilling to repeal Cold War-era legislation.