Creeping border

Creeping border

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 24 July 2017 Creeping border Large military exercises in neighboring “republics”, diplomatic pressure and some border provocations – these are some of the examples of the cruel pressure that Russia exerts on Georgia. Both countries do...
Kremlin filters governors

Kremlin filters governors

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 23 July 2017 Kremlin filters governors Everything is going to happen lighting fast, without loud campaigns, the opposition and any second rounds. The Kremlin accelerates the implementation of “the 2017 gubernatorial elections”....
The Potemkin fleet

The Potemkin fleet

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 23 July 2017 The Potemkin fleet Russia has always been a land power and its attempts to obtain the status of a naval one always ended in a heavy defeat. Even in Soviet times, no one could compare Moscow to the U.S. Navy. And there are no...
Turkish Stream or South Stream

Turkish Stream or South Stream

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 20 July 2017 Turkish Stream or South Stream A threat of the new sanctions to be imposed is hanging like the sword of Damocles and it forces Russia to speed up work on the gas pipeline construction to Turkey. However, it is not known whether...