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Boris Yeltsin

Wild West conditions in 90's Russia

Alex Gibney: Citizen K

OLIGARKEN: Is former Yukos chief and one of Russia's powerful oligarchs, Mikhail Khodorkovsky, a villain or a dissident?

Russia's problems with the transition of power

Ekaterina Schulmann: The Russian Political System in Transition

NERVOUS ELITE: The Russian elite is preparing for a change of power in 2024. The elite is struggling with declining legitimacy among ordinary people, but so far the people's dissatisfaction is reflected in apathy.

From prosthetic to dictator

Vitaly Man: Putin's Witnesses

: In Putin's Witnesses, we follow Putin's path to power in Russia, and see how early promises of a free press end in full rejection of democratic rules.