Malorossiya is a Russian Idea

Malorossiya is a Russian Idea

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 19 July 2017 Malorossiya is a Russian Idea Leaders of the self-proclaimed people’s republics in the part of Donbass occupied by Russia do not take any significant action without Moscow’s consent. Most frequently, without Moscow’s express order....
Moscow Insists on the Dacha Issue

Moscow Insists on the Dacha Issue

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 19 July 2017 Moscow Insists on the Dacha Issue Refraining from reacting after the expulsion of more than 30 Russian diplomats from the United States seems to be one of the strongest arguments for how much the Kremlin had hoped for fruitful...
Who Will Combat „The Extremists”?

Who Will Combat „The Extremists”?

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 18 July 2017 Who Will Combat „The Extremists”? It seems that the National Guard, Kremlin’s favorite in Russian security apparatus, will – again – grow in power. There have been rumors that MVD will lose some of its structures, and that the...