Changes in Lubyanka

Changes in Lubyanka

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 29 September 2017 Changes in Lubyanka The trial of Alexei Ulyukaev, the former Russian minister, can be used in internal FSB feud. So far, General Oleg Fieoktistov, previously known as one of key people in Lubyanka, has been taken down by this...
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...
Nord Stream 2. Shareholders More and More Irritated

Nord Stream 2. Shareholders More and More Irritated

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 26 September 2017 Nord Stream 2. Shareholders More and More Irritated Today, among the biggest obstacles to the Nord Stream 2 project, one can distinguish sanctions adopted by the American Congress, the growing opposition of Brussels and the...
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...
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