A Petroleum Flirtation, but Not a Marriage

A Petroleum Flirtation, but Not a Marriage

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 6 April 2018 A Petroleum Flirtation, but Not a Marriage Saudi Arabia and Russia are the biggest producers of crude oil in the world. They jointly supply 21 percent of the global oil demand. Both countries are also key members of the agreement with...
Yekaterinburg:  Destroy the Opposition

Yekaterinburg: Destroy the Opposition

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 6 April 2018 Yekaterinburg: Destroy the Opposition Immediately after his recent re-election, Vladimir Putin has decided to intensify the war with the opposition. As for the latter, it has been scattered and weak and it has some importance only at...
Russian rockets over the Baltic Sea

Russian rockets over the Baltic Sea

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 5 April 2018 Russian rockets over the Baltic Sea Almost at the last moment, Russia informed that it would conduct rocket tests in the Baltic Sea, which caused serious concerns in the countries neighbouring that sea. Latvia was especially outraged...
War Over Russia’s Strategic Oil Port

War Over Russia’s Strategic Oil Port

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 31 March 2018 War Over Russia’s Strategic Oil Port Arresting the Magomedov brothers may be perceived as the revenge of the Rosneft CEO, Igor Sechin, who could have done it for two main reasons. First, he may have been some economic ones as...
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