Rosgvardiya’s iron fist

Rosgvardiya’s iron fist

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 15 January 2018 Rosgvardiya’s iron fist The new year has brought some new decisions aiming to strengthen the National Guard of the Russian Fedration, which seems to confirm that the Kremlin wishes to provide it with a key role in the...
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...
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