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...
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...
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...