Purges in Luhansk

Purges in Luhansk

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 3 January 2018 Purges in Luhansk Once Igor Plotnitsky was removed from power after the November coup, many important people have been sacked in the purges. Those who had any connections with the overthrown leader are now being removed from their...
Donbass: Controlled Escalation

Donbass: Controlled Escalation

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 21 December 2017 Donbass: Controlled Escalation Moscow’s decision to withdraw from a Ukrainian-Russian ceasefire control group, along with the intensified attack on Ukrainian positions conducted by the Russians supported by pro-Russian rebels,...
“Coup” in Lugansk

“Coup” in Lugansk

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 22 November 2017 “Coup” in Lugansk After a provocation on the so-called “November 5th Revolution”, about which we wrote a dozen or so days ago, the FSB, feeling threatened by the growing strength of competing power...
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