Articles by Anthony Robinson
At St Petersburg, the old G7 countries will find a newly confident Russia willing to exploit energy policy to fulfil geopolitical objectives. What can they do about it?
The Kremlin's taste for using energy assets to play politics and concentrate power is worryingly reminiscent of the Soviet era. What is Putin's next move?
Most post-Soviet states, like Ukraine, decided not to shoot their citizens. Not Uzbekistan
The dramatic arrest 18 months ago of Mikhail Khodorkovsky, then Russia's richest man, marked the end of the first, positive, phase of the Putin regime and the return of fear to Russian politics. But...
On the oil-rich steppes of Kazakhstan the return of Stalinist show trials is destroying central Asia's most promising country