FSB Head’s Ominous Theories

FSB Head’s Ominous Theories

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 21 December 2017 FSB Head’s Ominous Theories On the occasion of the centenary of the founding of Lenin’s secret police, the Cheka, the director of Russia’s FSB security service, its most direct heir, Alexander Bortnikov gave an interview to...
Ulyukayev’s Trial and Purges in the FSB

Ulyukayev’s Trial and Purges in the FSB

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 8 December 2017 Ulyukayev’s Trial and Purges in the FSB The trial of Alexey Ulyukayev, former economy minister, is coming to an end. It is the same trial that has already severely damaged the political position of Igor Sechin, the key...
How does Russia escape sanctions?

How does Russia escape sanctions?

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 30 November 2017 How does Russia escape sanctions? A new draft bill that will limit the negative effects of the implementation of the new US law on sanctions against Russia has been introduced in the Duma. The Russian government has already...
Who should be afraid of Russian jihadists?

Who should be afraid of Russian jihadists?

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 24 November 2017 Who should be afraid of Russian jihadists? More and more signals are coming from Moscow about the end of the war in Syria and the withdrawal of most Russian military assets from that country. Despite the fact that the end of the...
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