Putin Again on the Warpath

Putin Again on the Warpath

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 20 October 2018 Putin Again on the Warpath During the recent plenary session of the Valdai Discussion Club, Russia’s President Vladimir Putin confirmed that the Kremlin would return to its hitherto confrontational political course. The...
The USA Takes a Strong Line on Donbas Case

The USA Takes a Strong Line on Donbas Case

Ukraine Monitor Date: 14 October 2018 The USA takes a strong line on Donbas case Recent statements of the U.S. Special Representative for Ukraine Kurt Volker indicate that Washington’s stance towards Russia and the issues concerning occupied Donbas has become more...
Putin and Kadyrov. Together in life and death

Putin and Kadyrov. Together in life and death

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 29 November 2017 Putin and Kadyrov. Together in life and death Ramzan Kadyrov’s most recent declaration about his dream of leaving the office of the Chechen President has caused a political firestorm in Russia and abroad. This was just a...
“Coup” in Lugansk

“Coup” in Lugansk

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 22 November 2017 “Coup” in Lugansk After a provocation on the so-called “November 5th Revolution”, about which we wrote a dozen or so days ago, the FSB, feeling threatened by the growing strength of competing power...
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