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...
The Russian Sword of Damocles over Ukraine

The Russian Sword of Damocles over Ukraine

Ukraine Monitor Date: 12 December 2018 The Russian Sword of Damocles over Ukraine Kiev warns that Russia can openly attack Ukraine. The incident in the Kerch Strait was supposed to be a prelude testing the reaction of the West. President Petro Poroshenko talks about...
More Russian Bases in Central Asia?

More Russian Bases in Central Asia?

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 25 November 2018 More Russian Bases in Central Asia? Russia to a large extent provides military protection to Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan. Both republics border Afghanistan, which makes them potentially vulnerable to Islamist aggression. Yet the...
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