International Security & Foreign Policy

The Wily Man: Pursuing Truth, Ambition, and Compromise in Putin’s Russia

Grant Year: 2016


Joshua Yaffa will research and write a book that explores how Russians view the Russian state and its political leaders. He will interview Russians from various walks of life, including the military, the media, and the dissident community, in an effort to understand better how they interact with and maneuver around state institutions in their daily lives.

New America Foundation International Security & Foreign Policy

$75,000