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The World Cup presented a vision of Russia the West doesn't recognise. But the greatest impact is likely to have been on Russians themselves
When the tournament ends reality will reassert itself with a jolt, but the fear of military, political and moral invasion perpetuated by the Kremlin will have been eroded, writes Vadim Nikitin
July 12, 2018
The long read: From Russia with love – how Putin is winning over hearts and minds
Vladimir Putin has been quick to exploit the new fault line between the masses and the ruling European liberal elite - we examine how the Russian president has ruthlessly used soft power to win over legions of new supporters.
February 4, 2016
The long read: why Russia is unlikely to pull a Crimea on the Baltics
Most Russians living in Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania have no wish to rejoin the motherland, but that doesn't prevent hysteria about an invasion. Here's why Russian President Vladimir Putin is unlikely to send in the 'little green men' anytime soon.
August 13, 2015
Book review: Naveed Jamali’s How To Catch A Russian Spy tells of how an ordinary man brought down a spook
It’s the story of how an ordinary Joe brought down a Russian spy. But Vadim Nikitin finds this tale of amateur spycraft symptomatic of the breakdown in trust between the US and Russia.
June 25, 2015