The S-400 Hits the Southern Flank of NATO

The S-400 Hits the Southern Flank of NATO

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 23 September 2017 The S-400 Hits the Southern Flank of NATO The agreement on the purchase of the S-400 system is yet another sign for better relations between Russia and Turkey. Once issues of Syria and energy sector were discussed, now it is time...
Final Test before the Presidential Elections

Final Test before the Presidential Elections

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 22 September 2017 Final Test before the Presidential Elections The course and results of local and regional elections in Russia provided the authorities with a lot of material for analysis. It was a mistake, at least in Moscow, to play for the...
“Telephone terrorism” in Russia

“Telephone terrorism” in Russia

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 22 September 2017 “Telephone terrorism” in Russia Dozens of bomb hoaxes across the country highlighted the weakness of the Russian security system for more than a week. Cyberattacks paralysed hundreds of important locations in several...
Zapad-2017: Too Early to Assess

Zapad-2017: Too Early to Assess

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 21 September 2017 Zapad-2017: Too Early to Assess The Zapad-2017 military drills, which took place on nine proving grounds of Belarus and Russia and engaged 12.700 troops, officially ended on September 20, as previously planned. However, it does...
Israel, Iran and Russia’s double game

Israel, Iran and Russia’s double game

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 15 September 2017 Israel, Iran and Russia’s double game Another conflict in the Middle East is likely to occur. Israel may decide to attack Hezbollah as the country is afraid of a strong position of Shiite extremists and their Iranian...
ZAPAD-2017 Q&A

ZAPAD-2017 Q&A

NEWS Date: 13 September 2017 ZAPAD-2017 Q&A Download Report in PDF WHAT IS THE ZAPAD-2017 MILITARY EXERCISE? The Zapad-2017 military drills fulfill two functions at the same time. On one hand, they constitute a traditional joint Russian-Belarusian exercise within...
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