Kathryn Stoner-Weiss

Kathryn Stoner-Weiss is a senior fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and the Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law at Stanford University. Her books include Resisting the State: Reform and Retrenchment in Post-Soviet Russia (2006).

Articles by Kathryn Stoner-Weiss:

January 2006, Volume 17, Issue 1

Russia: Authoritarianism Without Authority

Vladimir Putin has pulled the plug on democracy in Russia in an effort to strengthen the authority of the central state. But a look at Russian federal relations shows that the state is growing weaker rather than stronger.