One More Area of Confrontation

One More Area of Confrontation

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 23 May 2017 One More Area of Confrontation Moscow’s attitude to North Korean nuclear crisis is consistent with the strategy of geo-political competition with the US, pursued by Kremlin. This is one more part of the world where Russians refuse to...
A Cold War in Afghanistan

A Cold War in Afghanistan

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 21 April 2017 A Cold War in Afghanistan In recent weeks, tension between Russia and the USA in yet another point of conflict in the Middle East has mounted. It is increasingly clear that Afghanistan is becoming one more area of struggle between...
Gas Retreat from Central Asia

Gas Retreat from Central Asia

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 19 April 2017 Gas Retreat from Central Asia The information that Gazprom has signed a contract to purchase gas from Uzbekistan has given rise to much speculation, ranging from the claim that Russians are going to seize the raw material that could...