Austria and Nord Stream 2: Judge in Its Own Case

Austria and Nord Stream 2: Judge in Its Own Case

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 2 July 2018 Austria and Nord Stream 2: Judge in Its Own Case On July 1, Austria took over the Presidency of the Council of the European Union. This is great news for all participants of the Nord Stream 2 project especially due to the fact that an...
Trump’s Syrian Trap Before the Summit with Putin

Trump’s Syrian Trap Before the Summit with Putin

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 30 June 2018 Trump’s Syrian Trap Before the Summit with Putin Speculations about a meeting between Russian and American presidents aroused at the very beginning of a new war campaign in Syria. Such a date can hardly come as a coincidence. Having...
Gazprom Against Generals

Gazprom Against Generals

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 28 June 2018 Gazprom Against Generals It does not come as a surprise that state-owned gas giant Gazprom has to fulfil three main functions. First, the company is expected to provide income to subcontractors, more precisely, to businessmen...
Russia and the War for Libyan Oil

Russia and the War for Libyan Oil

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 27 June 2018 Russia and the War for Libyan Oil The short-term occupation of the two largest oil ports in Libya, as well as damaging some important facilities in Ras Lanuf, has recently shown that the country was not able to benefit from increases...
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