Sechin accused by a defendant

Sechin accused by a defendant

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 16 August 2017 Sechin accused by a defendant Altought it is not him, but his victim, that has been accused, more is being said about Igor Sechin than Alexey Ulyukayev. Former minister, charged of bribery, pointed finger at the Rosneft’s chief and...
More Control before Elections

More Control before Elections

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 14 August 2017 More Control before Elections Presidential campaign in Russia is gaining momentum. Of course, in Russia, all is not about candidates but rather about activities of the whole state apparatus whose aim is to guarantee Putin’s...
Air is Getting Crowded before Zapad

Air is Getting Crowded before Zapad

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 14 August 2017 Air is Getting Crowded before Zapad As the anxiously expected military exercise Zapad 2017, to be held jointly by Russia and Belarus, is getting closer, tension in the Baltic Sea region is mounting. In the first five days of August,...
To Bypass and Block Ukraine

To Bypass and Block Ukraine

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 14 August 2017 To Bypass and Block Ukraine Systematically, gradually but strenuously – this is how Russia builds communication and transport routes, which bypass the territory of Ukraine. This is happening in the areas of gas pipelines,...