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.

Russia

Russia is celebrating a thaw with the West prematurely

Visits by French and German heads of states to Russia have given false hopes that the Kremlin and the West have made up.

Russia is celebrating a thaw with the West prematurely

Russia

Putin vs the Russian Internet - 0:1

The Russian government has just scored an own goal trying to block popular messenger app Telegram.

Putin vs the Russian Internet - 0:1

Vladimir Putin

These Russian elections follow an old Soviet tradition

It is almost a one-man election and the turnout is important.

These Russian elections follow an old Soviet tradition

Russia

How Putin failed to scare the world

Why did the Russian president decide to show off nuclear weaponry at his state-of-the-nation speech?

How Putin failed to scare the world

Russia

The 'Kremlin report' that got everyone upset

The Kremlin, the Russian opposition and the US Congress are all unhappy about the Trump administration's Russia report.

The 'Kremlin report' that got everyone upset

Russia

How Putin became a problem for Russian oligarchs

The threat of US sanctions makes closer links to the the Russian president not so desirable.

How Putin became a problem for Russian oligarchs

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