Russia Is Tempting Duterte

Russia Is Tempting Duterte

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 25 April 2017 Russia Is Tempting Duterte On April 20, the flagship of Russian Pacific Fleet, a guided missile cruiser named Varyag, arrived in the capital of Philippines Manila, accompanied by a tanker Pechenga. © EPA/MARK R. CRISTINO PAP/EPA This...
Bear’s Air Provocations

Bear’s Air Provocations

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 22 April 2017 Bear’s Air Provocations Four times in recent days after nearly two years of silence. Russian army aircraft, including strategic bombers capable of carrying nuclear weapons, appeared in immediate proximity of US and Canada borders. ©...
London Sharply Criticizes Russia

London Sharply Criticizes Russia

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 21 April 2017 London Sharply Criticizes Russia The chemical attack of the Assad regime on civilians and Trump’s missile response brought about radical changes in international politics. The effects of the new wave of Syrian crisis include...
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...
The Annexation on Caucasus Is Getting Closer

The Annexation on Caucasus Is Getting Closer

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 11 April 2017 The Annexation on Caucasus Is Getting Closer On April 9, “presidential” elections took place in the separatist Republic of South Ossetia. The elections were held together with a referendum on changing the name of this quasi-state,...