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...
The Potemkin fleet

The Potemkin fleet

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 23 July 2017 The Potemkin fleet Russia has always been a land power and its attempts to obtain the status of a naval one always ended in a heavy defeat. Even in Soviet times, no one could compare Moscow to the U.S. Navy. And there are no...