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. 2460

May 7, 2021 Matt Maldonado, Arianna G. Guerrero , Ilan I. Berman

Russia urged to stop attacking independent media;
RFE/RL in hot water with state censors;
Proposed bill to block Navalny supporters from elections;
80,000 Russian troops remain on border with Ukraine;
Court to hear Navalny lawsuit against Kremlin spokesman;
Sputnik light cleared for export

Russia Reform Monitor No. 2459

May 5, 2021 Matt Maldonado, Arianna G. Guerrero , Ilan I. Berman

An ailing Navalny appears in court;
Sudan rethinks Red Sea port deal with Russia...maybe;
G7 looks to counter Russian propaganda;
EU summons Russian Ambassador over tit-for-tat sanctions;
Moscow gets a helping hand from Beijing;
Russian rights lawyer under fire

Russia Reform Monitor No. 2458

April 30, 2021 Matt Maldonado, Ilan I. Berman, Arianna G. Guerrero

Russian foreign trade shifting away from dollar;
UK sanctions 14 Russians under new anti-corruption law;
Russian hackers hit DC police;
Brazil rejects Sputnik V over safety concerns;
Now Bulgaria seeks clarity on Russian sabotage;
Navalny group disbanded, classified as extremist