Russia Reform Monitor No. 2495

November 15, 2021 Ilan I. Berman, Kate Flaherty

The curious case of Kirill Zhalo;
Moscow businesses struggle with lockdown closures;
Russia says U.S. presence in Black Sea provocative;
Russia plows ahead with submarine modernization;
"Non-working days" extended in five Russian regions;
Polish PM accuses Putin of masterminding migrant crisis

Russia Reform Monitor No. 2496

November 5, 2021 Ilan I. Berman, Kate Flaherty

Russia's "non-working week" begins with grim markers;
Natural gas reversal a signal to Europe;
Russia comes to the climate change table:
Russia focuses on nuclear, missile modernization;
The tense Russian-Ukrainian border;
Bringing North Korea in from the cold

Russia Reform Monitor No. 2494

October 25, 2021 Ilan I. Berman, Kate Flaherty

After September's vote, fissures in the Russian opposition;
Russia freezes diplomatic ties to NATO;
Moscow heads toward partial lockdown;
The Kremlin holds Afghan stability talks;
Communist Party's first electoral lawsuit shot down;
Russia fears a strong Ukraine