Robert Cottrell

Robert Cottrell is Editor of The Browser. He has served as Moscow bureau chief for both The Economist and the Financial Times. (December 2017)


Russia, NATO, Trump: The Shadow World

Russia, NATO, Trump: The Shadow World

Putin will be right to receive America’s imitation as flattery.

2017: War with Russia: An Urgent Warning from Senior Military Command

by General Sir Richard Shirreff

From Washington to Moscow: US-Soviet Relations and the Collapse of the USSR

by Louis Sell

Near and Distant Neighbors: A New History of Soviet Intelligence

by Jonathan Haslam

Code Warriors: NSA’s Codebreakers and the Secret Intelligence War Against the Soviet Union

by Stephen Budiansky

Soviet Leaders and Intelligence: Assessing the American Adversary During the Cold War

by Raymond L. Garthoff

See all reviewed works
See less

December 22, 2016 issue

Death Under the Tsar

A Russian Diary: A Journalist's Final Account of Life, Corruption, and Death in Putin's Russia

by Anna Politkovskaya, translated from the Russian by Arch Tait, with a foreword by Scott Simon

June 14, 2007 issue

The Emperor Vladimir

The Emperor Vladimir

Putin's Russia: Life in a Failing Democracy

by Anna Politkovskaya, translated from the Russian by Arch Tait

Putin's Russia

by Lilia Shevtsova,translated from the Russian by Antonina W. Bouis

Virtual Politics: Faking Democracy in the Post-Soviet World

by Andrew Wilson

February 9, 2006 issue

The Emperor Putin

The Emperor Putin

Cold Peace: Russia's New Imperialism

by Janusz Bugajski

Inside Putin's Russia: Can There be Reform Without Democracy?

by Andrew Jack

February 10, 2005 issue

An Icelandic Saga

Reagan and Gorbachev: How the Cold War Ended

by Jack F. Matlock Jr.

November 4, 2004 issue

Russia: Unmanifest Destiny

Taming the Wild Field: Colonization and Empire on the Russian Steppe

by Willard Sunderland

History, Memory, and Identity in Post-Soviet Estonia: The End of a Collective Farm

by Sigrid Rausing

The Siberian Curse: How Communist Planners Left Russia Out in the Cold

by Fiona Hill and Clifford G. Gaddy

October 7, 2004 issue

Putin’s Trap

Violent Entrepreneurs: The Use of Force in the Making of Russian Capitalism

by Vadim Volkov

Across the Moscow River: The World Turned Upside Down

by Rodric Braithwaite

State and Evolution: Russia's Search for a Free Market

by Yegor Gaidar, translated from the Russian by Jane Ann Miller

December 4, 2003 issue

L’Homme Nikita

L’Homme Nikita

Khrushchev: The Man and His Era

by William Taubman

Conversations with Gorbachev: On Perestroika, the Prague Spring, and the Crossroads of Socialism

by Mikhail Gorbachev and Zdenek Mlynár, translated from the Russian by George Shriver, with a foreword by Archie Brown

A Century of Violence in Soviet Russia

by Alexander N. Yakovlev,translated from the Russian by Anthony Austin, with a foreword by Paul Hollander

May 1, 2003 issue

Big Money in the New Russia

Big Money in the New Russia

The Oligarchs: Wealth and Power in the New Russia

by David E. Hoffman

Armageddon Averted: The Soviet Collapse, 1970–2000

by Stephen Kotkin

June 13, 2002 issue

Founding Father

My Six Years with Gorbachev

Anatoly S. Chernyaev, translated from the Russian and edited by Robert D. English and Elizabeth Tucker

April 26, 2001 issue

Mr. Bigsky

Mr. Bigsky

Godfather of the Kremlin: Boris Berezovsky and the Looting of Russia

by Paul Klebnikov

Sale of the Century: Russia's Wild Ride from Communism to Capitalism

by Chrystia Freeland

October 19, 2000 issue

Europe: So Far, It Flies

Europe: So Far, It Flies

This Blessed Plot: Britain and Europe from Churchill to Blair

by Hugo Young. To be published in May.

Redrawing the Map of Europe

by Michael Emerson

April 8, 1999 issue

Subscribe and save 50%!

Read the latest issue as soon as it’s available, and browse our rich archives. You'll have immediate subscriber-only access to over 1,200 issues and 25,000 articles published since 1963.

Subscribe now

Subscribe and save 50%!

Get immediate access to the current issue and over 25,000 articles from the archives, plus the NYR App.

Already a subscriber? Sign in