Maria Repnikova

Maria Repnikova

Maria Repnikova (PhD) is a scholar of political communication in non-democratic regimes, with a special focus on China and Russia. She is currently an Assistant Professor in Global Communication and a Director of the Center for Global Information Studies at Georgia State University.

China

Why China's Xi is not 'Putin-plus'

Xi Jinping is not following in Vladimir Putin's footsteps. He's carving his own path.

Why China's Xi is not 'Putin-plus'

China

Sochi 2014: Celebrating authoritarianism

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

Sochi 2014: Celebrating authoritarianism

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.

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