Russia Sends Its Bombers to Venezuela

Russia Sends Its Bombers to Venezuela

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 14 December 2018 Russia Sends Its Bombers to Venezuela Russia has long backed the Venezuelan leftist regime, mainly by granting oil-backed loans from the state-owned giant Rosneft, a step that provided Moscow with a loyal ally in its conflict...
Russia’s GRU: New Chief, Same Goals

Russia’s GRU: New Chief, Same Goals

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 10 December 2018 Russia’s GRU: New Chief, Same Goals Vice Admiral Igor Kostyukov is the first naval officer nominated to head the Main Directorate of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation. He was appointed the...
Rosneft Afraid of Sanctions

Rosneft Afraid of Sanctions

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 27 November 2018 Rosneft Afraid of Sanctions Russia’s largest oil firm is looking for solutions to minimize the potential impact of new sanctions. Starting from 2019, Rosneft would want its Western clients to accept new terms of cooperation...
Russia Helps Venezuela Alleviate the Crisis

Russia Helps Venezuela Alleviate the Crisis

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 26 November 2018 Russia Helps Venezuela Alleviate the Crisis Moscow is currently doing its utmost to prevent the Venezuelan leftist regime from collapsing as such a situation would eventually deprive the Kremlin of its key ally in the...
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