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Elena Minina

Politics

Why do Russians support intervention in Ukraine?

Russia's actions in Ukraine and its annexation of Crimea have been backed predominantly by the older generation.

China

Sochi 2014: Celebrating authoritarianism

The Olympic mega-project aims to promote an image of Russia's recovered international prestige and national unity.

Opinion

The Putin-Khodorkovsky dichotomy: The media got it all wrong

Khodorkovsky's complex past may make it difficult for him to pursue a political role.