Richard Sakwa

Richard Sakwa is Professor of Russian and European Politics at the University of Kent and an Associate Fellow of the Russia and Eurasia Programme at Chatham House. He has published widely on Soviet, Russian and post-communist affairs. Recent books include The Crisis of Russian Democracy: The Dual State, Factionalism, and the Medvedev Succession; Putin and the Oligarch: The Khodorkovsky – Yukos Affair; Putin Redux: Power and Contradiction in Contemporary Russia and Frontline Ukraine: Crisis in the Borderlands. He is currently working on his latest book called Russia against the Rest: Pluralism and the Post-Cold War Crisis of World Order.