Sechin’s Rosneft Withdraws from Iran

Sechin’s Rosneft Withdraws from Iran

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 16 December 2018 Sechin’s Rosneft Withdraws from Iran Russia’s state-run oil giant Rosneft has recently decided to pull out of investment projects in the Islamic Republic. It is another Russian company to reconsider its involvement in...
Russia Sends Its Bombers to Venezuela

Russia Sends Its Bombers to Venezuela

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 14 December 2018 Russia Sends Its Bombers to Venezuela Russia has long backed the Venezuelan leftist regime, mainly by granting oil-backed loans from the state-owned giant Rosneft, a step that provided Moscow with a loyal ally in its conflict...
Russia’s GRU: New Chief, Same Goals

Russia’s GRU: New Chief, Same Goals

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 10 December 2018 Russia’s GRU: New Chief, Same Goals Vice Admiral Igor Kostyukov is the first naval officer nominated to head the Main Directorate of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation. He was appointed the...
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