Moscow Will Oust Lukashenka If He Crosses Russia’s ‘Red Line’ But Probably By Non-Military Means, Minsk Expert Says

February 20, 2017

Moscow isn’t happy with Alyaksandr Lukashenka’s acts of independence, but as long as he does not cross its “red line” by breaking with the union state and other Russian-dominated institutions, it will not seek to oust him

A Baker’s Dozen of Neglected Russian Stories – No. 69

February 6, 2017

In the 17 years since Vladimir Putin came to power, Russia has received some US $2.5 trillion from the sale of oil and gas abroad — more than enough to develop the country and address its many needs. But the Kremlin leader and his cronies sent more than half of that abroad so as to enrich themselves rather than invest it on Russia