Kadyrov’s Oil Victory

Kadyrov’s Oil Victory

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 20 September 2018 Kadyrov’s Oil Victory Russia’s President Vladimir Putin signed a decree ordering the transfer of 100 percent of Chechenneftekhimprom to Chechnya. The handover marks the end to a long-term battle between two powerful...
Gazprom’s “Black Thursday”

Gazprom’s “Black Thursday”

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 16 September 2018 Gazprom’s “Black Thursday” The Russian energy company has suffered two defeats in two courts in just one day. First, the EU General Court ruled that the sanctions on Gazprom, Rosneft and several Russian banks were...
Russia’s Oil Maneuver Costly for Lukashenko?

Russia’s Oil Maneuver Costly for Lukashenko?

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 9 September 2018 Russia’s Oil Maneuver Costly for Lukashenko? Moscow has recently threatened Minsk with limiting Russian oil supplies while the Belarusian authorities are able to buy raw material on preferential terms, process it in their...
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