The accelerated brain drain from Russia concretizes the failures of the Kremlinʼs authoritarian modernization and deepens the country’s longer-term problems. At the same time, the brain drain is reducing the regimeʼs political pressures to make the country more attractive to educated and internationally oriented citizens.

 

Jussi Lassila
Äldre forskare - forskningsprogrammet EU:s östra grannskap och Ryssland