Purge in Donetsk

Purge in Donetsk

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 15 September 2018 Purge in Donetsk After the official takeover of the government by Denis Pushilin in the so-called Donetsk People’s Republic, steps have been taken to eliminate “Zakharchenko’s group”. Some of his people have already managed...
Caspian Summit: Consequences for the Region

Caspian Summit: Consequences for the Region

SPECIAL REPORTS Date: 14 September 2018 Caspian Summit: Consequences for the Region Five Caspian states – Russia, Iran, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, and Turkmenistan – have adopted a convention on the legal status of the Caspian Sea. The deal officially ended a 22-year-old...
Putin surprises Japan: a trick in Vladivostok

Putin surprises Japan: a trick in Vladivostok

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 13 September 2018 Putin surprises Japan: a trick in Vladivostok On September 12, the Russian president announced that he would like to make a peace treaty with Japan by the end of this year without any preconditions. The surprising proposal was...
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