Articles by John Lloyd



Still Trying to Determine Where Russia Is Going

Masha Lipman, a scholar-in-­residence at the Carnegie Moscow Center, told a story at a conference I attended outside of Moscow earlier last month.

Why Putin's Russia Is Dissolving

In Moscow at a conference for young Russian journalists last week, I met Eduard Mochalov, who differed from most of the participants in having spent much of his working life as a farmer. He retains the ruddy countenance and the strong, chapped hands of the outdoor worker in a hard climate — in his case, that of the Chuvash Republic, about 700 kilometers east of Moscow.

Sunny Forecast on Thin Ice

Blaming 'Reform' for Russia's Woes

A Tough Future for Workers

New Business Class: A Future Investment

The Making of a New Class

Unreformable Army At Heart of Reform

Viktors in Vogue, in Vain?

Minister in Search of a Policy

Two Faces of Emperor Boris

Shock Therapy: Did It Ever Get Applied?

A Spotlight on the Poor

Miners: A Special Case Of the Social Contract

Russia Needs to Clarify The Status of Tatarstan

Sachs Challenges IMF Over Response of West

Georgia Comes Begging After Neglecting Its Fate

Increasing Inequality Dangerous for Reform

No Reform in Political Vacuum

Reformists Seize Their Chance

For Russia's Reformers, Freedom to Act at Last

Gaidar Does His Duty

CIS Leaders Are Back On the Moscow Road

Republics Start to Toe the Line

Slow Progress Imperils IMF'S Loans to Russia

Corruption Revives in Russia

Economic Nationalism and the August Putsch

Cost of Western Intervention

The ERM Collapse: A Lesson for the CIS

Ruble Switch Shows Lack of Civil Society