Roman Dobrokhotov

Roman Dobrokhotov

Roman Dobrokhotov is a Moscow-based journalist and civil activist. He is the editor-in-chief of investigative online newspaper The Insider. He has a PhD in political science.

Europe

Russia: 100 years without a revolution

On the centenary of the October Revolution, Russia finds itself back at the starting point.

Russia: 100 years without a revolution

Vladimir Putin

Putin vs Navalny: The street will decide

The presidential race in Russia has started and its outcome will be determined in the streets.

Putin vs Navalny: The street will decide

Europe

Is Russia a real threat to the West?

With the new US sanctions Russia is officially a top US enemy. But does Moscow deserve this title?

Is Russia a real threat to the West?

Europe

Trump and Putin: An awkward first date

How Donald Trump met his most important voter - Vladimir Putin.

Trump and Putin: An awkward first date

Russia

Youth vs Putin - 2:0

The Kremlin is failing to suppress a new more resilient wave of youth protests.

Youth vs Putin - 2:0

Russia

Muammar Putin at the Versailles

Gaddafi's shadow loomed at Versailles during Macron’s meeting with Putin.

Muammar Putin at the Versailles

Europe

Macron, Putin and the boomerang effect

How the Kremlin's hackers managed to spoil Moscow's relations with the new French president even before he was elected.

Macron, Putin and the boomerang effect

Politics

The rise of the black international

Who is behind the resurgence of conservatism in Europe and why is it not so scary?

The rise of the black international

Europe

The chemical brothers: Putin and Assad

What would Russia's support for Assad cost Vladimir Putin?

The chemical brothers: Putin and Assad

Europe

Russia's new protest generation

In Russia a new generation of discontented youth has come of age.

Russia's new protest generation

Cyber Security

Russia's soft warfare

Hackers, fake news, freaks, trolls and pranksters are Russia's new soft power weapon arsenal.

Russia's soft warfare

Europe

The inevitable Trumputin divorce

Why it is not meant to be for Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump.

The inevitable Trumputin divorce