Ukraine: Freedom in the Shadow of Corruption

Ukraine: Freedom in the Shadow of Corruption

THE WARSAW INSTITUTE REVIEW Date: 12 March 2018    Author: Aleksandra Romanowska Ukraine: Freedom in the Shadow of Corruption In the current discourse on Ukraine and Western policy towards Kiev, the idea of the authorities fighting a legitimate battle against...
Federal Security Service – Cheka 2.0

Federal Security Service – Cheka 2.0

SPECIAL REPORTS Date: 4 January 2018 FSB or Cheka 2.0 The Federal Security Service remains the most important part of the repressive apparatus of the Vladimir Putin regime and the main successor of the Chekist tradition. However, it has recently had to face the...
FSB or Cheka 2.0

FSB or Cheka 2.0

SPECIAL REPORTS Date: 3 January 2018 FSB or Cheka 2.0 The Federal Security Service remains the most important part of the repressive apparatus of the Vladimir Putin regime and the main successor of the Chekist tradition. However, it has recently had to face the...
Putin’s Chekists

Putin’s Chekists

THE WARSAW INSTITUTE REVIEW Date: 20 November 2016    Author: Jan Gajewski Putin’s Chekists When it was leaked that Vladimir Putin wanted to unify the Russian secret services into a single, powerful Ministry of State Security, there was a genuine sensation. A...
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