Why Moscow left Kurds. Five reasons

Why Moscow left Kurds. Five reasons

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 26 January 2018 Why Moscow left Kurds. Five reasons Turkish military operations against Kurdish enclave Afrin would not have begun without Russian permission. Moscow has made cold estimation of gains and losses on this matter. It turned out that...
No chances of Russian military base in Sudan

No chances of Russian military base in Sudan

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 15 January 2018 No chances of Russian military base in Sudan It has been long speculated that new Russian military bases would be established in such countries of the Eastern Mediterranean as Egypt, Libya and Cyprus. Now it is time for Sudan....
How Russia Avoids Sanctions. Episode 2

How Russia Avoids Sanctions. Episode 2

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 12 January 2018 How Russia Avoids Sanctions. Episode 2 The growing list of Russian companies subject to U.S. sanctions is becoming a serious problem for Moscow. The restrictions may also strike at business partners of some enterprises, including...
Cold War 2.0: A New Front

Cold War 2.0: A New Front

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 27 December 2017 Cold War 2.0: A New Front Conquering Raqqa and vanquishing the so-called Islamic State closed only a certain stage of the war. It is far from the full pacification of Syria and the reconstruction of the country, while jihadists...
Syrian Express on the NATO Flank

Syrian Express on the NATO Flank

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 27 December 2017 Syrian Express on the NATO Flank One of the goals of the Russian involvement in the war in Syria, apart from saving Assad’s regime and fighting against Daesh (which was the least important, though), was building a strong...
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