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.


The rise of the black international

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


The chemical brothers: Putin and Assad

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


Russia's new protest generation

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

Cyber Security

Russia's soft warfare

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


The inevitable Trumputin divorce

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


Under surveillance in Russia

How and why Russia has been intensifying surveillance of activists, journalists and opposition figures.