A Showcase Sentence for a General

A Showcase Sentence for a General

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 28 April 2017 A Showcase Sentence for a General A former top official of Russian Interior Ministry, Denis Sugrobov, has been sentenced to 22 years in prison. This is the most severe verdict passed in the contemporary history of Russian law...
Medvedev Under Fire

Medvedev Under Fire

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 27 April 2017 Medvedev Under Fire The pressure on Vladimir Putin to dismiss his chief of government is mounting. The poll by Levada Center, released on April 26, shows a growing dissatisfaction of Russians with their prime minister. As much as 45%...
The Position of Kadyrov Is Getting Weaker

The Position of Kadyrov Is Getting Weaker

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 25 April 2017 The Position of Kadyrov Is Getting Weaker There are signals indicating that Ramzan Kadyrov is experiencing problems. The leader of Chechnya has for a long time been in serious conflict with federal siloviki and he has many enemies in...