Latest Former Soviet Union Analysis

Deciphering the Kremlin Today

Although Russia is more open than the Soviet Union was, studying the Kremlin now requires many of the same skills that were used during the Soviet era. Read more…

Azerbaijan Reconsiders Its Foreign Ties

Recent diplomatic moves indicate that Baku could be moving into Moscow's orbit. Read more…

Studying the Kremlin in Soviet Times

In the Soviet era, Kremlinologists pieced together hints and fragments of information to form a picture of the events in Moscow. Read more…