Final Test before the Presidential Elections

Final Test before the Presidential Elections

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 22 September 2017 Final Test before the Presidential Elections The course and results of local and regional elections in Russia provided the authorities with a lot of material for analysis. It was a mistake, at least in Moscow, to play for the...
“Telephone terrorism” in Russia

“Telephone terrorism” in Russia

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 22 September 2017 “Telephone terrorism” in Russia Dozens of bomb hoaxes across the country highlighted the weakness of the Russian security system for more than a week. Cyberattacks paralysed hundreds of important locations in several...
Jessikka Aro in Warsaw

Jessikka Aro in Warsaw

NEWS Date: 21 September 2017 Jessikka Aro in Warsaw Over the last few days, the Warsaw Institute Foundation hosted a Finnish journalist Jessikka Art in Warsaw. Ms Aro is finnish journalist and she specializes in Russia, information warfare, security and extremism. Her...
Zapad-2017: Too Early to Assess

Zapad-2017: Too Early to Assess

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 21 September 2017 Zapad-2017: Too Early to Assess The Zapad-2017 military drills, which took place on nine proving grounds of Belarus and Russia and engaged 12.700 troops, officially ended on September 20, as previously planned. However, it does...
Israel, Iran and Russia’s double game

Israel, Iran and Russia’s double game

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 15 September 2017 Israel, Iran and Russia’s double game Another conflict in the Middle East is likely to occur. Israel may decide to attack Hezbollah as the country is afraid of a strong position of Shiite extremists and their Iranian...