Generalissimo Putin

Generalissimo Putin

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 8 August 2017 Generalissimo Putin By baring his naked torso while doing such activities as diving and hunting, Vladimir Putin tries to convince Russians that, in spite of ruling for so many years, he remains in good health and shape. A big naval...
Election the Russian Way

Election the Russian Way

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 21 June 2017 Election the Russian Way Faced with increasing protests, the Russian regime is taking more steps to eliminate the risks connected with the upcoming elections. This concerns mainly the presidential election planned for March 2018, but...
The Succession Mystery

The Succession Mystery

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 31 May 2017 The Succession Mystery Vladimir Putin has still not revealed whether he will stand in the presidential elections in March 2018. His silence gives rise to a growing number of rumours about the president’s health and speculations that he...
Germany – Russia. Cold Is in the Air.

Germany – Russia. Cold Is in the Air.

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 9 May 2017 Germany – Russia. Cold Is in the Air. The closer to German elections, the stronger tension in Berlin – Moscow relations. The Germans expect Russian interference with their politics, so they get proactive. On the one hand, their...