“Secret prison” of FSB

“Secret prison” of FSB

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 26 July 2017 “Secret prison” of FSB The information that the Federal Security Service (the FSB) kidnaps people and then imprisons them in an unknown facility, torturing and forcing testimony prior to their official detention, should...
Russia controls, Syria bombs

Russia controls, Syria bombs

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 25 July 2017 Russia controls, Syria bombs Moscow has done the next step towards an implementation of the plan to create so-called “de-escalation zones” in Syria, which was announced in May. At the end of the previous week, Russian...
Russia’s games for Belgrade

Russia’s games for Belgrade

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 25 July 2017 Russia’s games for Belgrade It appears that Serbia, under a new president, is more clearly turned towards Russia. One of the signs of closer cooperation between the two countries is not only the purchase order of Russian...
Creeping border

Creeping border

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 24 July 2017 Creeping border Large military exercises in neighboring “republics”, diplomatic pressure and some border provocations – these are some of the examples of the cruel pressure that Russia exerts on Georgia. Both countries do...
Kremlin filters governors

Kremlin filters governors

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 23 July 2017 Kremlin filters governors Everything is going to happen lighting fast, without loud campaigns, the opposition and any second rounds. The Kremlin accelerates the implementation of “the 2017 gubernatorial elections”....
The Potemkin fleet

The Potemkin fleet

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 23 July 2017 The Potemkin fleet Russia has always been a land power and its attempts to obtain the status of a naval one always ended in a heavy defeat. Even in Soviet times, no one could compare Moscow to the U.S. Navy. And there are no...