From Foreign Policy, it’s hard to find people who are optimistic about the future of Russian democracy — Leon Aron explains why he’s one of them; and can Russia reform its outmoded military without scaring the United States? In a new report, Russian opposition leaders describe the presidential perks enjoyed by Vladimir V. Putin, including palaces, a fleet of jets and droves of luxury cars. Putin’s God Squad: After years of repression under Communist rule, the Orthodox Church is back at the heart of Russian politics. Nicholas Breyfogle and Jeffrey on Russia and the race for the Arctic. Snow Job: Siberia is the West’s new hunting ground for young girls to morph into supermodels — and the industry is warping their lives. Amy Knight on Russia and the new struggle with Putin. Leonid Kosals on Russia between chaos and
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