Whipping Boys

Whipping Boys

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 26 March 2018 Whipping Boys According to the Russian Constitution a new government is formed after a presidential election. Everything indicates that the new government will be similar to the old one. Dmitry Medvedev is believed to keep his...
Lukoil Teases Investors

Lukoil Teases Investors

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 26 March 2018 Lukoil Teases Investors Very good financial results in 2017, further foreign investments, development vision and high dividends – this is what Lukoil boasts about encouraging foreign investors. It became symbolic that this private...
Nord Stream 2 more opponents

Nord Stream 2 more opponents

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 19 March 2018 Nord Stream 2 more opponents When PM Theresa May talked about possible sanctions against Russia for poisoning Sergei Skripal, she mentioned minimising the British dependence on the Russian gas supply. Not less important is the...
Tsar Vladimir and Ominous Perspectives

Tsar Vladimir and Ominous Perspectives

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 19 March 2018 Tsar Vladimir and Ominous Perspectives Long before the presidential elections in Russia, the Kremlin assumed that it would be preferable for Putin to win 70% of the vote with 70% turnout. And such a plan has actually been put into...
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