Russia Reform Monitor

The American Foreign Policy Council's Review of Russian Goverment Actions and U.S. Policy

Russia Reform Monitor

Russia Reform Monitor No. 2396

July 1, 2020 Matt Maldonado, Ilan I. Berman, Sydney Duckor

Nuclear negotiators meet in Austria;
Frontline doctors ordered to vote;
Whelan won't appeal, awaits exchange;
Putin raises taxes, boosts aid on eve of referendum;
Military tech on parade on Moscow;
Russian hackers target Americans working from home

Russia Reform Monitor No. 2395

June 25, 2020 Matt Maldonado, Ilan I. Berman, Sydney Duckor

Nearly 500 medical workers die of COVID-19;
Russia steps back in China-India border dispute;
EU plans to extend Russia sanctions;
Ekho Moskvy fined for "face news";
Putin mulls another term

Russia Reform Monitor No. 2394

June 23, 2020 Matt Maldonado, Ilan I. Berman, Sydney Duckor

Putin follows through on passport promise;
Donbass coal laundered in Russia;
Vedomosti editors quit in protest;
New constitution hits shelves before vote;
Leading Arctic researcher charged with treason

Russia Reform Monitor No. 2393

June 17, 2020 Matt Maldonado, Ilan I. Berman, Sydney Duckor

A helping hand for Iran;
Opposition split on referendum vote;
GRU spy convicted in Austria;
Russian bombers intercepted just miles from U.S. airspace;
The fix is in for former Marine