Volodin In Retreat, Enemies Take the Party

Volodin In Retreat, Enemies Take the Party

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 30 October 2017 Volodin In Retreat, Enemies Take the Party Chairman of the Russia’s State Duma, Vyacheslav Volodin, is gradually losing his importance. Such a claim is strongly evidenced by the resignations of the Kremlin, the exchange of...
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...
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”....
Purges in the regions

Purges in the regions

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 23 June 2017 Purges in the regions This summer, elections of governors will be held in sixteen regions of the Russian Federation. But this is only one of many reasons for the unprecedented rise of political temperatures in the regions. The main...