Tag: Dmitry Rogozin

Cossacks to Be Deployed to Guard World Soccer Cup, Government Buildings and Borders of Russia

October 18, 2016

Dmitry Rogozin, vice premier for defense and space, has ordered Cossacks to guard Russia’s borders along with the Federal Security Service, RT reports.

Russian Politicians Building an International Extreme Right Alliance

September 15, 2015

Russia Update: State Duma Passes Law on ‘Undesirable Organizations’

May 19, 2015

The State Duma or Russian parliament has passed a law on “undesirable” organizations that will enable the Russian government to crack down further on civil society, Snob.ru and other Russian media reported. 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 […]

Russia and Front National: Following the Money

May 3, 2015

A new leak of the text messages originating from a hacked smartphone of a high-ranking officer of Russia’s Presidential Administration sheds further light on the relations between the Russian authorities and their far-right allies in France. The hackers from the Anonymous International have disclosed thousands of text messages sent to and by Timur Prokopenko, deputy […]

Russia Update: Vice Premier Rogozin Stages ‘Provocation’ with Landing on Svalbard

April 20, 2015

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 policies. The previous issue is here. Russian Vice Premier Dmitry Rogozin, notorious for his hardline views, has created a scandal by landing on the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard despite Norwegian sanctions against […]

Is Russia Losing Its Nuclear Defense Capability?

April 19, 2015

Staunton, April 18 — There are many reasons why Vladimir Putin has been threatening the West with the possibility that he will use nuclear weapons against its allies, but one that has not received much attention is that he may be doing so because his country is rapidly losing its nuclear defense capability. That possibility […]

The Far-Right “International Russian Conservative Forum” to Take Place in Russia

March 10, 2015

The Russian fascist Rodina (Motherland) party that was founded by Russia’s current Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin is organising a large conference titled the “International Russian Conservative Forum” (IRCF) to be held in St. Petersburg on 22 March 2015. According to Kommersant‘s journalist Grigory Tumanov, the following European organisations are taking part in the conference: […]

Some Near Putin ‘Quietly Searching for a Successor’ But Fear ‘Time of Troubles’ Afterwards

February 4, 2015

Staunton, February 4 – Even though many of those around Vladimir Putin fear that his ouster would lead to a new time of troubles, some of them have become convinced that the situation now is already so dire that he must be replaced and are “quietly searching” for a possible successor, according to Moscow analyst […]

Russia Update: Moscow Lashes Out at Obama’s State of the Union Remarks on Ukraine

January 21, 2015

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 policies. The previous issue is here, and see also our Russia This Week story The Guild War – How Should Journalists Treat Russian State Propagandists? and special features ‘Managed Spring’: How Moscow […]

The French Far Right Secure a €9m Loan From a Russian Bank Close to Putin

November 27, 2014

Update: As of writing this article the report was that National Front would receive a €9m loan from a Kremlin-linked bank. In a newer report, EU Observer is now reporting that the total amount of the loan may be €40. — Editors Writing for Mediapart, Marine Turchi reveals that the far right French Front National […]