Latest Research by Free Russia Foundation
Vitaly Venediktov, Alexander Solovyev

Russian exiles: the price of freedom

Since the beginning of the war in Ukraine, tens of thousands of Russians have fled the country as a result of their anti-war, anti-Putin views.

Yaroslav Samoylov

Russia’s Friends in Turkey

This report examines political and military factors  supporting the ongoing rapprochement in the Russo-Turkish relations.

Alexander Kynev

The Changing Demographics of The State Duma

This analysis builds on the 2016 study of the Russian State Duma composition which uncovered a significant increase in the number of members representing the public sector and former heads of municipalities

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The Kremlin and the 2021 Bundestag Elections

Attempts to Influence the Outcome
and Create Instability

Anton Shekhovtsov

The Kremlin’s Influence Quarterly vol.4

This issue of The Kremlin’s Influence Quarterly focuses on the Kremlin malign influence in the areas of European politics and media.

Free Russia Foundation

The Kremlin’s Malign Influence Inside the US

The United States and its allies face a serious, persistent, and long-term threat from the current Kremlin, which wants to undermine trust in and the functioning of democratic institutions and establish networks of malign influence to advance Moscow’s strategic goals

Free Russia Foundation

The Pandemic: Anti-Western rhetoric and information campaign by the Kremlin-controlled Russian media

Today, it is hard to say whether the unraveling COVID-19 pandemic provided the reason for the Russian government to dust off their old textbooks, but the spread of the disease beyond China’s borders served as the occasion for the Russian propaganda to open a new “front” in the information war.