Lincoln Pigman

Lincoln Pigman is a student of War Studies at King’s College London, originally from Moscow, Russia. His commentary on Russian affairs has been featured in The New York Times, Jane’s Intelligence Review, and Bellingcat.

The Kremlin Strikes Back

April 08, 2017

If the Kremlin makes counterterrorism its cause in the upcoming election, the people may well rally—just not around the flag. In the two weeks since anti-corruption protests broke out across Russia, the Kremlin has made clear that it intends to fight back. Youth, the vanguard of the March 26 demonstrations,...

Anti-Corruption Protests in Russia Gain a New Momentum

March 29, 2017

The political awakening of Russia’s youth does not bode well for the entrenched regime. On March 26, protesters hit the streets across Russia over corruption allegations against Prime Minister and former President Dmitri Medvedev. As Russian courts prepare to prosecute those detained during Sunday’s unsanctioned protests, as well as the...