Assets owned by “Putinocrats”? It’s a secret.

Assets owned by “Putinocrats”? It’s a secret.

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 4 July 2017 Assets owned by “Putinocrats”? It’s a secret. Duma has passed, and President has promptly signed a new law that allows for classifying any information about the assets owned not only by top Russian officials and their families, but...
Demolition worth billions of dollars

Demolition worth billions of dollars

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 2 July 2017 Demolition worth billions of dollars Vladimir Putin has recently signed the law on the basis of which Moscow’s Soviet-era housing is set to be torn down starting in September. Since the very beginning, this idea has caused some...
Quo vadis, Navalny?

Quo vadis, Navalny?

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 30 June 2017 Quo vadis, Navalny? The number one enemy of the Kremlin government must choose his political route for the future. He has proven his ability to mobilize tens of thousands of people all over the country to risk taking to the streets...
Volodin’s ambitions

Volodin’s ambitions

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 30 June 2017 Volodin’s ambitions The upcoming presidential campaign increases tension between the Kremlin and the State Duma. Precisely, it regards the tension between the leadership of the Presidential Administration and the chairman of the...
Two attacks, two colonels dead

Two attacks, two colonels dead

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 29 June 2017 Two attacks, two colonels dead In the Ukrainian capital there was another attack whose victim appeared to be a person involved somehow in the conflict between Ukraine and Russia. It was a high-ranking military intelligence officer...