Power Projection in Putin's Russia

Our December infographic offers a preview of the Bertelsmann Foundation's upcoming publication, Graphic Images Volume II, from our Disrupting Democracy series. This compilation of data visualizations examines the tactics used by regional powers - Russia, China and Iran - to influence their respective neighborhoods.

Since the fall of the Soviet Union, Moscow has pursued various avenues to assert its influence in what it perceives as its sphere of influence. As its relative power has waxed and waned in the 21st century, the Kremlin has employed a wide range of tactics to reshape geopolitics to its interests. This infographic offers an overview of how Russia exerts its power to achieve its objectives.


Anthony T. Silberfeld

Director, Transatlantic Relations
Bertelsmann Foundation

Power Projection in Putin's Russia

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