Russia’s German Advocate

Russia’s German Advocate

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 14 August 2017 Russia’s German Advocate Gerhard Schroeder will take another important post at the top of Russian energy sector. And this is not just a reward for Schroeder’s unswerving loyalty to Vladimir Putin’s regime. The nomination of former...
Russia saves Maduro

Russia saves Maduro

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 9 August 2017 Russia saves Maduro For the Kremlin, Venezuela is becoming in the western hemisphere the same as Syria in the Middle East. The Russians cannot afford to fall back on a friendly regime if they want to retain any significant influence...
Gazprom’s Web Will Ensnare Europe

Gazprom’s Web Will Ensnare Europe

NEWS Date: 25 July 2017    Author: Janusz Kowalski Gazprom’s Web Will Ensnare Europe In recent months, two alarming decisions have been made by the European Commission (EC). First, in October 2016, the European Commission accepted, at the request of a German...
Creative Accounting of Energy Champions

Creative Accounting of Energy Champions

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 30 May 2017 Creative Accounting of Energy Champions Russian economy is experiencing a crisis, incomes of ordinary citizens are falling, there is not enough money for the planned expenses, and reserve funds are diminishing dangerously fast. In some...
One More Victim of Sechin

One More Victim of Sechin

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 16 May 2017 One More Victim of Sechin The man frequently referred to as the second one after Putin, continues his aggressive business expansion. Using his political influence and his connections in special services, this time he’s selected AFK...
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