Kremlin’s Fight for Regions: New Governor Elected

Kremlin’s Fight for Regions: New Governor Elected

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 27 September 2018 Kremlin’s Fight for Regions: New Governor Elected In an article published only a few days ago, we referred to the inept attempt of vote-rigging that could be perceived in terms of a genuine catastrophe for Putin’s regime....
Putin’s Favorite Involved in Fraud Scandal

Putin’s Favorite Involved in Fraud Scandal

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 26 September 2018 Putin’s Favorite Involved in Fraud Scandal The second round of a regional election appeared to be disastrous for the image of Putin’s regime; in two cases, United Russia’s governors were beaten by their...
Caspian Summit: Consequences for the Region

Caspian Summit: Consequences for the Region

SPECIAL REPORTS Date: 14 September 2018 Caspian Summit: Consequences for the Region Five Caspian states – Russia, Iran, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, and Turkmenistan – have adopted a convention on the legal status of the Caspian Sea. The deal officially ended a 22-year-old...
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