Alfa Bank

“Alfa Bank JSC, the corporate treasury of the Alfa Group, is one of the largest private commercial banks in Russia.” In late October of 2016, Slate published an article claiming that there was some form of secret communication taking place between a server owned and operated by Alfa Bank, a server that had been frequently … Read moreAlfa Bank

Vladislav Surkov: An Introduction

If you don’t already know Vladislav Surkov, he described himself as “the author, or one of the authors, of the new Russian system.” He “has directed Russian society like one great reality show.” Sound familiar? While much remains uncertain (i.e. classified, redacted, and shrouded allegations of conspiracy and disinformation), it would be wise to remember … Read moreVladislav Surkov: An Introduction