Russia’s mind games with Iskander missiles

Russia’s mind games with Iskander missiles

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 23 February 2018 Russia’s mind games with Iskander missiles The dislocation of the Iskander missile systems in the Kaliningrad Oblast is of major political significance. On the one hand, it is an attempt to put pressure on the West and to...
How does Russia escape sanctions?

How does Russia escape sanctions?

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 30 November 2017 How does Russia escape sanctions? A new draft bill that will limit the negative effects of the implementation of the new US law on sanctions against Russia has been introduced in the Duma. The Russian government has already...
Why Does Putin Need War Communism

Why Does Putin Need War Communism

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 24 November 2017 Why Does Putin Need War Communism Domestic war with the “whites”, military intervention of the Western states, war with Poland, economic crisis – once the Bolsheviks had come to power, they had to struggle for...
Less roubles for the army, in fact means more

Less roubles for the army, in fact means more

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 27 October 2017 Less roubles for the army, in fact means more Reducing the share of GDP in Russia’s defence spending by 2020 does not mean that budget spending on the military will actually decrease. The budget can be amended during the...
Russia’s games for Belgrade

Russia’s games for Belgrade

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 25 July 2017 Russia’s games for Belgrade It appears that Serbia, under a new president, is more clearly turned towards Russia. One of the signs of closer cooperation between the two countries is not only the purchase order of Russian...
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