Kaliningrad LNG Terminal: Russia’s Costly Show

Kaliningrad LNG Terminal: Russia’s Costly Show

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 24 January 2019 Kaliningrad LNG Terminal: Russia’s Costly Show Russian President Vladimir Putin recently boasted about Kaliningrad’s gas independence, a solution that comes as politically effective yet economically profitable. A...
Russia’s In No Rush to Reduce Oil Output

Russia’s In No Rush to Reduce Oil Output

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 23 January 2019 Russia’s In No Rush to Reduce Oil Output Moscow is doing its utmost to take advantage of the current status in the OPEC+ while hoping to gain maximum profits from selling crude oil. When other countries rush to reduce their...
Russia’s Poor Public Mood

Russia’s Poor Public Mood

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 22 January 2019 Russia’s Poor Public Mood According to polls published in late 2018 and early 2019, Russian society’s opinion on the Russian authorities has never been worse. Citizens are increasingly critical towards both the...
Chechnya’s Kadyrov Gets Oil and Gas Privileges

Chechnya’s Kadyrov Gets Oil and Gas Privileges

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 22 January 2019 Chechnya’s Kadyrov Gets Oil and Gas Privileges Chechnya and its leader Ramzan Kadyrov has long been aroused envy of both other regions’ governors and Moscow’s ruling elites. Kadyrov’s great personal...
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