Russia strengthens its forces on the Baltic Sea

Russia strengthens its forces on the Baltic Sea

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 30 January 2018 Russia strengthens its forces on the Baltic Sea Increase in the military capability of Kaliningrad Oblast and The Baltic Fleet is a part of strategy aiming at reinforcing the western flank of Russia. Enhancement of the missile...
Another “liberal” is going to jail

Another “liberal” is going to jail

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 26 January 2018 Another “liberal” is going to jail One of most notorious politico-corruptive cases of last years is coming to an end. On January 31 a sentence of the trial against the former governor of Kirov, Nikita Belykh, will be pronounced. As...
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...
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