Russia Loses Influence in the Balkans

Russia Loses Influence in the Balkans

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 15 January 2019 Russia Loses Influence in the Balkans Macedonian parliament’s recent decision to change the country’s name sparked outrage in Moscow while a statement issued by Russian Foreign Ministry is considered as meddling in...
Russia Tempts Greece with Gas Promises

Russia Tempts Greece with Gas Promises

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 26 December 2018 Russia Tempts Greece with Gas Promises Three years passed since Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras paid a visit to Moscow. Furthermore, traditional close ties between Russia and Greece have recently deteriorated; it was the...
Gazprom Neft’s Expansion to the Arctic

Gazprom Neft’s Expansion to the Arctic

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 25 December 2018 Gazprom Neft’s Expansion to the Arctic Gazprom Neft, the oil arm of Russian state-controlled group Gazprom, has recently acquired licenses in two oil-producing regions of the Arctic. In addition, the company has been granted...
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