Changes in Lubyanka

Changes in Lubyanka

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 29 September 2017 Changes in Lubyanka The trial of Alexei Ulyukaev, the former Russian minister, can be used in internal FSB feud. So far, General Oleg Fieoktistov, previously known as one of key people in Lubyanka, has been taken down by this...
Sechin accused by a defendant

Sechin accused by a defendant

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 16 August 2017 Sechin accused by a defendant Altought it is not him, but his victim, that has been accused, more is being said about Igor Sechin than Alexey Ulyukayev. Former minister, charged of bribery, pointed finger at the Rosneft’s chief and...
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...
Korea, Sanctions and Sechin’s Man

Korea, Sanctions and Sechin’s Man

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 8 June 2017 Korea, Sanctions and Sechin’s Man Three Russian companies are on the US list of entities sanctioned in connection with North Korea’s nuclear program. Two of them are oil companies and they belong to Eduard Khudainatov, ex-president of...
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...