How Russia Avoids Sanctions. Episode 2

How Russia Avoids Sanctions. Episode 2

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 12 January 2018 How Russia Avoids Sanctions. Episode 2 The growing list of Russian companies subject to U.S. sanctions is becoming a serious problem for Moscow. The restrictions may also strike at business partners of some enterprises, including...
Putin’s Trick in Donbass

Putin’s Trick in Donbass

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 4 January 2018 Putin’s Trick in Donbass There is no doubt that the prisoner exchange between Ukraine and the so-called “people’s republics” can be considered as a humanitarian success. However, politically speaking, it is...
New Year, Same War

New Year, Same War

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 4 January 2018 New Year, Same War The attack on the Russian air base in Syria in Khmeimim confirms the forecasts of the Warsaw Institute, according to which the accomplishment of Russia’s military campaign in Syria, announced by Vladimir...
Purges in Luhansk

Purges in Luhansk

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 3 January 2018 Purges in Luhansk Once Igor Plotnitsky was removed from power after the November coup, many important people have been sacked in the purges. Those who had any connections with the overthrown leader are now being removed from their...
Black Clouds over Bastrykin

Black Clouds over Bastrykin

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 3 January 2018 Black Clouds over Bastrykin In the last days of December, officers of the Investigative Directorate of the FSB detained another important person in the case against Zakhar Kalashov aka Shakro Molodoy. As a result, a former colonel...
Cold War 2.0: A New Front

Cold War 2.0: A New Front

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 27 December 2017 Cold War 2.0: A New Front Conquering Raqqa and vanquishing the so-called Islamic State closed only a certain stage of the war. It is far from the full pacification of Syria and the reconstruction of the country, while jihadists...
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