The Succession Mystery

The Succession Mystery

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 31 May 2017 The Succession Mystery Vladimir Putin has still not revealed whether he will stand in the presidential elections in March 2018. His silence gives rise to a growing number of rumours about the president’s health and speculations that he...
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%...