Caspian Convention or Russian Concession?

Caspian Convention or Russian Concession?

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 27 August 2018 Caspian Convention or Russian Concession? The signing of the Convention on the legal status of the Caspian Sea officially ended a long-time dispute between its coastal states over the reservoir and its formal division....
A Cold War in Afghanistan

A Cold War in Afghanistan

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 21 April 2017 A Cold War in Afghanistan In recent weeks, tension between Russia and the USA in yet another point of conflict in the Middle East has mounted. It is increasingly clear that Afghanistan is becoming one more area of struggle between...
Gas Retreat from Central Asia

Gas Retreat from Central Asia

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 19 April 2017 Gas Retreat from Central Asia The information that Gazprom has signed a contract to purchase gas from Uzbekistan has given rise to much speculation, ranging from the claim that Russians are going to seize the raw material that could...
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