Russia's Domestic Politics

This area considers developments in Russian internal politics, its economy and society, and the ambitions and interests within the Russian political system.

Research focuses on the critical issues shaping Russia’s domestic agenda: the relationship between formal and informal realms; the interdependence of property and power; dynamics of economic development and investment; centre-periphery relations; identity, demography and broader social trends; the imperative for modernization and obstacles to its realization.