September 2021 – Andrei Kolesnikov

Andrei Kolesnikov is a Senior Fellow and Chair of the Russian Domestic Politics and Political Institutions Program at the Carnegie Moscow Center. His research focuses on the major trends shaping Russian domestic politics and the connection with economic policy. He spoke about Securitocracy vs Modernization in Russia and addressed the question of “what are the main characteristics of the political regime and what are the main politically driven risks for businesses in Russia as the regime evolves?