The Arctic Front

The Arctic Front

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 21 November 2017 The Arctic Front Russia has been expanding its military capabilities in the Arctic for several years. In December, it will be three years since the Arctic Joint Strategic Command was established on the basis of the Northern Fleet;...
November 5th Revolution. How Does the FSB Do It?

November 5th Revolution. How Does the FSB Do It?

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 14 November 2017 November 5th Revolution. How Does the FSB Do It? Hundreds of supporters of the Artpodgotovka movement were arrested – such was a result of an operation conducted by the Russian special forces. The provocation’s aim (inspired...
Another Russian Spy Arrested in Estonia

Another Russian Spy Arrested in Estonia

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 13 November 2017 Another Russian Spy Arrested in Estonia No other NATO member country so often detains Russian spies as Estonia does. On the one hand, such a state of affairs may be due to the local counterintelligence, regarded as one of the most...
Russia’s Internal Sea?

Russia’s Internal Sea?

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 10 November 2017 Russia’s Internal Sea? Moscow is consistently increasing its military capabilities in the Caspian Sea. Although Russia is only one of its five coastal countries, it seeks to transform the basin into its “internal...
The media war between Russia and the USA

The media war between Russia and the USA

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 10 November 2017 The media war between Russia and the USA The Russian-American conflict intensifies – this time it is all about the mass media. The actions of the US administration, which were aimed at limiting the information war led by the...
Russian Airborne Throws Its Weight Around

Russian Airborne Throws Its Weight Around

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 7 November 2017 Russian Airborne Throws Its Weight Around By the end of this year, the “attack forces” of the Russian Airborne Troops are expected to increase their potential four times. It means that the offensive capabilities of...