This week, there have been widespread reports that the Russian elite is preparing itself for Putin’s departure; and others are talking openly about the likelihood of a new Russian revolution by the time of the anniversary of the Bolshevik one in 1917.
LIVE UPDATES: The Dutch Foreign Ministry summoned Russia’s ambassador in The Hague for a diplomatic rebuke after Moscow made remarks critical of the Netherland’s investigation into the MH17 shoot-down by Russia-backed separatists Welcome to our column, Russia Update, where we will be closely following day-to-day developments in Russia, including the Russian government’s foreign and domestic […]
LIVE UPDATES: Protesters first spilled paint on photographs of the Ukraine war shown at the Sakharov Center in Moscow, then Cossacks brought a jar with “the blood of the children of Donbass” to disrupt the exhibit. The photos showed Ukrainian soldiers killed by Russia-backed forces and the defense of the Donetsk Airport. Police closed the […]
Nearly a third of the Russian population is under 25, and many support President Vladimir Putin.
An article appeared in the Russian Federal News Service (FAN) titled “The Dirty Deeds of the Pentagon in Syria: How the USA’s Friendship with IS Turned into an Explosion in New York” claiming the New Jersey and New York bombings earlier this month were “payback” for the US mistaken bombing of the Syrian military. An examination of the times of both events prove they are unrelated.