An Alarm Bell for Kremlin

An Alarm Bell for Kremlin

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 5 May 2017 An Alarm Bell for Kremlin A most recent opinion poll of Levada-Center shows that Vladimir Putin would have problems with winning presidential elections in the first round. Only 48% of respondents declared that they would cast their vote...
Syria: De-escalation the Russian Way

Syria: De-escalation the Russian Way

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 4 May 2017 Syria: De-escalation the Russian Way According to a report by the Russian daily “Kommersant”, Russia has a plan to settle the conflict in Syria by dividing the country into four security zones and does not rule out deployment of foreign...
Counter-attack of Russian Diplomacy

Counter-attack of Russian Diplomacy

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 4 May 2017 Counter-attack of Russian Diplomacy That was an eventful long May weekend for Vladimir Putin. In just two days, he met the leaders of Germany and Turkey and had a phone call with the US president. The main topic was the conflict in...
A Russian Thread in Iranian Elections

A Russian Thread in Iranian Elections

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 2 May 2017 A Russian Thread in Iranian Elections Iranian conservative presidential candidate met with Tatarstan President, presented as Vladimir Putin’s envoy. Iranian reformists reacted sharply. The incident proves Iranian mistrust towards...
Nuclear Threats

Nuclear Threats

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 2 May 2017 Nuclear Threats Russia is consequently violating international treaties and is developing the forbidden types of armaments. This proves the determination of Moscow, which is aware of the overwhelming conventional military supremacy of...