Gazprom’s War: Challenge for Germany

Gazprom’s War: Challenge for Germany

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 9 March 2018 Gazprom’s War: Challenge for Germany For many years, Gazprom has been implementing the strategy of avoiding Ukraine in gas exports to Europe. Such a purpose could be achieved thanks to the Nord Stream pipeline while the Nord...
Gazprom Threatened by Domestic Competitors

Gazprom Threatened by Domestic Competitors

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 9 March 2018 Gazprom Threatened by Domestic Competitors A major defeat of Russian state-controlled gas monopoly Gazprom in a conflict with Ukraine’s Naftogaz as well as some problems with obtaining financing for such projects as Nord Stream...
Putin among his Fellows

Putin among his Fellows

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 7 March 2018 Putin among his Fellows At the very end of the campaign preceding the presidential elections on March 18, Vladimir Putin toughens his rhetoric by acting as the supreme leader of the nation threatened by the internal and external...
A Blow into the Russian Money Laundry

A Blow into the Russian Money Laundry

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 28 February 2018 A blow into the Russian money laundry A scandal concerning laundering Russian money in Baltic countries constantly evolves. It has already led to the bankruptcy of the third biggest in terms of stock Latvian ABLV bank, and now...
More privileges for the Federal Protective Service

More privileges for the Federal Protective Service

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 28 February 2018 More privileges for the Federal Protective Service President Vladimir Putin extended the privileges of the Federal Protective Service. FSO will be entitled, inter alia, to operate in cyberspace. The enforcement of this service...
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