November 5th Revolution. How Does the FSB Do It?

November 5th Revolution. How Does the FSB Do It?

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 14 November 2017 November 5th Revolution. How Does the FSB Do It? Hundreds of supporters of the Artpodgotovka movement were arrested – such was a result of an operation conducted by the Russian special forces. The provocation’s aim (inspired...
Another Russian Spy Arrested in Estonia

Another Russian Spy Arrested in Estonia

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 13 November 2017 Another Russian Spy Arrested in Estonia No other NATO member country so often detains Russian spies as Estonia does. On the one hand, such a state of affairs may be due to the local counterintelligence, regarded as one of the most...
Changes in Lubyanka

Changes in Lubyanka

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 29 September 2017 Changes in Lubyanka The trial of Alexei Ulyukaev, the former Russian minister, can be used in internal FSB feud. So far, General Oleg Fieoktistov, previously known as one of key people in Lubyanka, has been taken down by this...
Sechin’s apogee

Sechin’s apogee

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 29 August 2017 Sechin’s apogee Russia’s Igor Sechin has been recently been at the top and thus he may become the target of numerous enemies he had made. Among them, there are liberals in the Medvedev’s government, oligarchs such...