Russia again threatens the USA with atomic bombers

Russia again threatens the USA with atomic bombers

After a long break Russian strategic bombers again appeared in the coastal zone of North America. Two Tu-95 were intercepted by American fighters on May 11 near Alaska – informed Northern Command. This is not the first such a move of the Russian army – it has more political, than military meaning.

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Trump, Iran and more petrodollars for Russia

Trump, Iran and more petrodollars for Russia

World oil prices together with incomes to the Russian budget are rising. This is great news for Vladimir Putin and government at the beginning of new presidential term. Currently, Russian oil exporters earn one third more than six years ago.

The Caspian Flotilla sails south

The Caspian Flotilla sails south

The Russian Defence Ministry has decided to relocate the main base of the Caspian Flotilla from the city of Astrakhan at the northern end of the sea to the city of Kaspiysk in Dagestan, which is located about 400 kilometers south. In this way, the Flotilla will be closer to the unstable Middle East.

Russia Monitor Monthly 04/2018

Russia Monitor Monthly 04/2018

All April Russia Monitor articles, which include reviews of the most important events related to Russian security and its foreign policy, available in one file.

Russia Monitor Monthly 03/2018

Russia Monitor Monthly 03/2018

All March Russia Monitor articles, which include reviews of the most important events related to Russian security and its foreign policy, available in one file.

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Baltic Pipe – From Idea to Decision

Baltic Pipe – From Idea to Decision

A year ago, only a few people knew about the Baltic Pipe project, a pipeline that is supposed to constitute the gas connection between Poland and gas fields on the Norwegian continental shelf. In addition, the gas interconnector project was then in its concept phase.

Russia In Shock Over New Sanctions

Russia In Shock Over New Sanctions

The sanctions imposed on April 6 by the United States on Russian citizens and entities proved to be a much stronger shock to the Russian economy than any other previous restrictions, starting from 2014.

Legitimacy for post-Crimea political order. Russian presidential elections

Legitimacy for post-Crimea political order. Russian presidential elections

The 2018 Russian presidential elections were in fact a referendum on the political course launched by Vladimir Putin in 2014. It should not come as a surprise that the event had been scheduled for 18 March, which symbolically marked the fourth anniversary of Russia’s annexation of Crimea.

Poles and Jews in the struggle for independence, 1918 – 1948

Poles and Jews in the struggle for independence, 1918 – 1948

The partition of the Polish state in 1795 by the three powers neighboring Poland: Russia, Prussia and Austria, was a tragic turning point in Polish history. The Polish nation never reconciled itself to the loss of its statehood. Throughout the entire 19th century, the Polish Nation tried fighting to recover their lost independence.

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Heritage Strengthens Our Identity

Heritage Strengthens Our Identity

In modern times, protecting cultural heritage has been a central component of almost any government’s policy. Heritage, which comprises the material evidence of a common past and shared experience, supports the building of a sense of community as well as self-confidence within society which is directly linked with strong social capital.

Poland, First to Fight

Poland, First to Fight

Poland was the first country to firmly resist the brutal expansion of the totalitarian powers that were utterly indifferent to the rights of weaker countries. Poland’s armed resistance to German aggression on September 1, 1939, was a turning point in world politics towards the Third Reich.

Estonian Spy Hunters

Estonian Spy Hunters

Western intelligence services have been paying special attention to increasing Russian espionage activity in recent years, which has reached Cold War levels. NATO’s eastern flank is particularly vulnerable to Moscow’s efforts.

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