Korea, Sanctions and Sechin’s Man

Korea, Sanctions and Sechin’s Man

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 8 June 2017 Korea, Sanctions and Sechin’s Man Three Russian companies are on the US list of entities sanctioned in connection with North Korea’s nuclear program. Two of them are oil companies and they belong to Eduard Khudainatov, ex-president of...
Setting Macedonia on Fire

Setting Macedonia on Fire

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 8 June 2017 Setting Macedonia on Fire In recent years, Russia has noticeably increased its activity in Western Balkans. Moscow attempts to undermine the EU and NATO aspirations of some former Yugoslavian countries. Towards this end, it uses its...
New Armament Program

New Armament Program

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 7 June 2017 New Armament Program Russia braces itself for a possible war with the West not only in political terms, or in military doctrine documents, but also through skillfully crafted armaments program. A new document will be soon issued to set...
Anti-corruption Showcase

Anti-corruption Showcase

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 7 June 2017 Anti-corruption Showcase Federal Security Service have detained more senior officials accused of corruption. This is another revealed bribery case at the regional rather than central level. The arrests inscribe themselves perfectly in...
Assassination Attempt in Kiev

Assassination Attempt in Kiev

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 6 June 2017 Assassination Attempt in Kiev In the centre of Ukraine’s capital, there was an attempt to assassinate a Chechen man whom Russia accuses of plotting to kill Vladimir Putin. It was another attack in Kiev, this time failed, attributed to...