Changes in Lubyanka

Changes in Lubyanka

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 29 September 2017 Changes in Lubyanka The trial of Alexei Ulyukaev, the former Russian minister, can be used in internal FSB feud. So far, General Oleg Fieoktistov, previously known as one of key people in Lubyanka, has been taken down by this...
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...
Generalissimo Putin

Generalissimo Putin

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 8 August 2017 Generalissimo Putin By baring his naked torso while doing such activities as diving and hunting, Vladimir Putin tries to convince Russians that, in spite of ruling for so many years, he remains in good health and shape. A big naval...
Moscow Insists on the Dacha Issue

Moscow Insists on the Dacha Issue

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 19 July 2017 Moscow Insists on the Dacha Issue Refraining from reacting after the expulsion of more than 30 Russian diplomats from the United States seems to be one of the strongest arguments for how much the Kremlin had hoped for fruitful...
Russia Will Stay In Syria for a Long Time

Russia Will Stay In Syria for a Long Time

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 18 July 2017 Russia Will Stay In Syria for a Long Time The Russian Federation makes its military presence in the civil war-torn Syria official, which shows once again that the country wants to build its Middle-East fronton there, regardless of the...