Putin versus Erdogan, or the Sochi Summit

Putin versus Erdogan, or the Sochi Summit

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 15 February 2019 Putin versus Erdogan, or the Sochi Summit A trilateral meeting held in the Black Sea resort city of Sochi was expected to break the deadlock over Syria’s thorniest problems, including the presence of terrorists in the...
Russia Holds Large-Scale Military Drills

Russia Holds Large-Scale Military Drills

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 14 February 2019 Russia Holds Large-Scale Military Drills Russia has launched what it called its largest military drills this year, with thousands of troops taking part and hundreds of equipment involved. Even if all eyes are on the Southern...
Putin Dismisses Nine High-Ranking Generals

Putin Dismisses Nine High-Ranking Generals

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 13 February 2019 Putin Dismisses Nine High-Ranking Generals Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree on dismissing nearly a dozen of senior military officials that held governmental positions. Most changes affected Russia’s...
Central Asia May Host New Russian Military Base

Central Asia May Host New Russian Military Base

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 6 February 2019 Central Asia May Host New Russian Military Base Moscow is paving its way for making a final decision to launch another military base in Kyrgyzstan. Such a step came as an aftermath of Sergei Lavrov’s recent visit to Bishkek....
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