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Russia

Reason in a world of lies

The Peace Prize: Nobel Peace Prize is important enough that even the Kremlin felt compelled to praise the Nobel Peace Prize to Dmitri Muratov.

Putin's swamp

Luke Harding: Shadow state. Murder, Mayhem, and Russia's Remaking of the West

RUSSIA: This is a type of crime that has merged with political misrule up to a level where democracies are threatened in their foundations.

Russia without Putin

Tony Wood: Russia Without Putin: Money, Power and the Myths of the Cold War

RUSSIA: One day Putin will leave the Kremlin – but that will not change anything, writes Tony Wood in his book on power and continuity in today's Russia, where he attacks several well-known myths.

The art of keeping the people down

Günter Frankenberg: Authoritarianism. Constitutional theoretical perspectives

THE AUTHORITY: Authoritarian leaders only follow the Constitution as long as they profit from it.

150 years after Lenin's birth

ORIENTERING 1. MAY 1970: The 100th anniversary of Lenin's birth is being celebrated all over the world. Today, Lenin is a historical leading figure for rebellious people in the world's poorest peasant country, writes Hans Fredrik Dahl in this article, where he emphasizes Lenin's role as a dialectical revolutionary, politician and journalist rather than theorist and philosopher.

On paved paths

COMMENT:: Could our military and political leaders wake up and take action against a fate far more serious than the pandemic that has hit the world?

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?

When Sweden was deceived

Ola Tunander: The Swedish submarine war

ENEMY PICTURES: What do we really know about hidden activities, power games and secret submarine operations in Swedish waters?

Sewing together a fragmented reality

David Shields: Nobody hates Trump more than Trump: An Intervention

COLLAGE: In 'Nobody hates Trump more than Trump' it is claimed that he hates himself, but the claim is unfounded.

Is a new Cold War coming?

: Should we dig down, or should we find a map and compass? asks Kari Anne Næss, chair of the Norwegian Peace League.

Gorbachev – one of the largest

Werner Herzog, André Singer: Meeting Gorbachev

: Gorbachev:> / b> Meeting Gorbachev is a close and engaging portrait of the man who inadvertently provided the impetus for the fall of the Soviet Union, and who still advocates disarmament and cooperation.

The Swedish top boss

Petr Horký: The Russian Job

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