Investigative Committee

  • Protests in Khabarovsk show decline of Putinism

    If there is anything the spontaneous outburst of popular anger in the Far-Eastern town of Khabarovsk shows it is the steady decline of Putinism. Arrest a popular governor (Sergey Furgal) for not delivering on election results ánd being more popular than Putin is usual stuff, as are trumped-up charges from a distant past. But not foreseeing the response is a sign of the times.
    by Mark Galeotti
  • Confessions of a Kremlin conspiracy theorist

    Recent arrests and dismissals of governors, nominations of body guards of Putin to high professions, leaks of American emails seem to fit a