November 5th Revolution. How Does the FSB Do It?

November 5th Revolution. How Does the FSB Do It?

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 14 November 2017 November 5th Revolution. How Does the FSB Do It? Hundreds of supporters of the Artpodgotovka movement were arrested – such was a result of an operation conducted by the Russian special forces. The provocation’s aim (inspired...
Same Trick Again

Same Trick Again

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 26 October 2017 Same Trick Again Making comfortable rivals running for president has had a long tradition in Putin’s Russia. This time, a person who is going to stand against Vladimir Putin is Ksenia Sobchak, a socialite and journalist, who...
Final Test before the Presidential Elections

Final Test before the Presidential Elections

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 22 September 2017 Final Test before the Presidential Elections The course and results of local and regional elections in Russia provided the authorities with a lot of material for analysis. It was a mistake, at least in Moscow, to play for the...