Rosneft’s Problem with Venezuela

Rosneft’s Problem with Venezuela

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 17 June 2018 Rosneft’s Problem with Venezuela Venezuela, ruled successively by Hugo Chavez and Nicolas Maduro, has become Russia’s main ally in the Western Hemisphere. The alliance appears to be quite costly as Russia actually subsidies...
The Kremlin’s help to indebted Rosneft

The Kremlin’s help to indebted Rosneft

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 25 April 2018 The Kremlin’s help to indebted Rosneft Rosneft gained another monopoly for fuel supplies to the state project or institution. This time it is about Roscosmos and its rockets. Igor Sechin’s company also services on an exclusive...
New Term, Same Energy Policy

New Term, Same Energy Policy

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 24 April 2018 New Term, Same Energy Policy Vladimir Putin managed to win the presidential election mostly thanks to his announcement that he would continue and maintain the current political course. During his next term, one may expect that...
Medvedev Pacified

Medvedev Pacified

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 14 April 2018 Medvedev Pacified A current PM would probably remain in function but his political influences would be much smaller. If earlier any political camp focused around Dmitry Medvedev existed, now it is a thing of the past. In last days,...
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