Putin Changes His Governors

Putin Changes His Governors

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 28 September 2017 Putin Changes His Governors Autumn purges in the regions. A few governors have been dismissed over a few days. But that’s not all. More changes should be expected in the near future. What may be surprising is the fact that...
Russian General Killed in Syria

Russian General Killed in Syria

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 25 September 2017 Russian General Killed in Syria Lieutenant-General Valery Asapov was killed in the operation for the liberation of the city of Deir ez-Zor in eastern Syria. It is a serious blow not only to the Russian military operation in...
The Cult of Stalin Is Flourishing

The Cult of Stalin Is Flourishing

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 25 September 2017 The Cult of Stalin Is Flourishing The number of Russians praising Joseph Stalin publicly has been growing dramatically in recent years. New museums are being opened and new monuments are being unveiled around the country to...
The S-400 Hits the Southern Flank of NATO

The S-400 Hits the Southern Flank of NATO

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 23 September 2017 The S-400 Hits the Southern Flank of NATO The agreement on the purchase of the S-400 system is yet another sign for better relations between Russia and Turkey. Once issues of Syria and energy sector were discussed, now it is time...