Russia’s Regions Rise Up

Russia’s Regions Rise Up

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 29 November 2017 Russia’s Regions Rise Up Theoretically, Russia is a federal country. After taking over the government, Vladimir Putin has repressed the aspirations of republics for their greater autonomy and took over the actual control over the...
Who should be afraid of Russian jihadists?

Who should be afraid of Russian jihadists?

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 24 November 2017 Who should be afraid of Russian jihadists? More and more signals are coming from Moscow about the end of the war in Syria and the withdrawal of most Russian military assets from that country. Despite the fact that the end of the...
Why Does Putin Need War Communism

Why Does Putin Need War Communism

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 24 November 2017 Why Does Putin Need War Communism Domestic war with the “whites”, military intervention of the Western states, war with Poland, economic crisis – once the Bolsheviks had come to power, they had to struggle for...
“Coup” in Lugansk

“Coup” in Lugansk

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 22 November 2017 “Coup” in Lugansk After a provocation on the so-called “November 5th Revolution”, about which we wrote a dozen or so days ago, the FSB, feeling threatened by the growing strength of competing power...
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;...