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...
Russian diplomats out! What about Nord Stream 2?

Russian diplomats out! What about Nord Stream 2?

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 28 March 2018 Russian diplomats out! What about Nord Stream 2? The unprecedented in the history of the West action of banishing the Russian secret intelligence officers working under diplomatic cover is a reaction to Sergei Skripal’s poisoning....
Russia Strengthens the Mediterranean Squadron

Russia Strengthens the Mediterranean Squadron

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 27 March 2018 Russia Strengthens the Mediterranean Squadron A squadron of the Russian fleet in the eastern part of the Mediterranean Sea was reinforced in March by another two frigates, including one armed with a Kalibr missile. Moscow claims,...
Whipping Boys

Whipping Boys

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 26 March 2018 Whipping Boys According to the Russian Constitution a new government is formed after a presidential election. Everything indicates that the new government will be similar to the old one. Dmitry Medvedev is believed to keep his...
Lukoil Teases Investors

Lukoil Teases Investors

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 26 March 2018 Lukoil Teases Investors Very good financial results in 2017, further foreign investments, development vision and high dividends – this is what Lukoil boasts about encouraging foreign investors. It became symbolic that this private...
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