Putin Changes His Governors

Putin Changes His Governors

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 28 September 2017 Putin Changes His Governors Autumn purges in the regions. A few governors have been dismissed over a few days. But that’s not all. More changes should be expected in the near future. What may be surprising is the fact that...
Final Test before the Presidential Elections

Final Test before the Presidential Elections

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 22 September 2017 Final Test before the Presidential Elections The course and results of local and regional elections in Russia provided the authorities with a lot of material for analysis. It was a mistake, at least in Moscow, to play for the...
Russia’s German Advocate

Russia’s German Advocate

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 14 August 2017 Russia’s German Advocate Gerhard Schroeder will take another important post at the top of Russian energy sector. And this is not just a reward for Schroeder’s unswerving loyalty to Vladimir Putin’s regime. The nomination of former...
Kremlin filters governors

Kremlin filters governors

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 23 July 2017 Kremlin filters governors Everything is going to happen lighting fast, without loud campaigns, the opposition and any second rounds. The Kremlin accelerates the implementation of “the 2017 gubernatorial elections”....
Volodin’s ambitions

Volodin’s ambitions

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 30 June 2017 Volodin’s ambitions The upcoming presidential campaign increases tension between the Kremlin and the State Duma. Precisely, it regards the tension between the leadership of the Presidential Administration and the chairman of the...