Cold War 2.0: A New Front

Cold War 2.0: A New Front

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 27 December 2017 Cold War 2.0: A New Front Conquering Raqqa and vanquishing the so-called Islamic State closed only a certain stage of the war. It is far from the full pacification of Syria and the reconstruction of the country, while jihadists...
A Clash in Syria

A Clash in Syria

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 21 June 2017 A Clash in Syria Recent US attacks at the allies of Russia in Syria have increased tension between Washington and Moscow. It should be expected that the growing engagement of the United States in the war with the Islamic State in...
Peace the Russian Way

Peace the Russian Way

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 10 May 2017 Peace the Russian Way The more details on Russia’s plan to create security zones in Syria come to light, the more true appear original fears that the project’s aim is to strengthen Moscow’s ally, Bashar al-Assad. Yet again, this is a...
Russian Mercenaries in Syria

Russian Mercenaries in Syria

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 22 April 2017 Russian Mercenaries in Syria It has been known for a long time that Bashar al-Assad has huge problems in replenishing losses in his troops. The government forces are too lean to conduct large offensive operations in various Syrian...
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