Ukraine beats Russia

Ukraine beats Russia

UKRAINE MONITOR Date: 5 April 2018 Ukraine beats Russia Ukrainian oil and gas company Naftogaz has won in the Arbitration Tribunal in Stockholm against Russian energy company Gazprom. This is an extremely important event in the Russian-Ukrainian gas wars with Europe...
Whipping Boys

Whipping Boys

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 26 March 2018 Whipping Boys According to the Russian Constitution a new government is formed after a presidential election. Everything indicates that the new government will be similar to the old one. Dmitry Medvedev is believed to keep his...
Tsar Vladimir and Ominous Perspectives

Tsar Vladimir and Ominous Perspectives

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 19 March 2018 Tsar Vladimir and Ominous Perspectives Long before the presidential elections in Russia, the Kremlin assumed that it would be preferable for Putin to win 70% of the vote with 70% turnout. And such a plan has actually been put into...
Sechin wants another „gift”

Sechin wants another „gift”

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 13 March 2018 Sechin wants another „gift” An increase in fiscal burden, a fall of world oil prices and effects of sanctions from the West have a negative influence of the Russian oil sector. The situation has became so severe that the discussions...
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