Russia Reform Monitor No. 2356

December 30, 2019 Margot van Loon

GAZPROM scores "contract of the century";
Putin's new START proposal;
The private jet of Russia's elite;
WADA hands down unprecedented ban

Russia Reform Monitor No. 2355

December 19, 2019 Margot van Loon

New bridge to link Russia, China;
Spy ship hiding off U.S. coast?;
A hostile climate for business;
Summer airstrikes targeted Syrian civilians;
A broader foreign agents law;
Negotiations stall on Russian-Belarusian integration

Russia Reform Monitor No. 2354

December 17, 2019 Margot van Loon

Passports link GRU agents to unsolved crimes;
A brewing emigration crisis?;
U.S. officials inspect Putin's superweapon;
Another investigative journalist attacked;
Apple appeases Kremlin with new Crimea policy

Russia Reform Monitor No. 2353

December 13, 2019 Margot van Loon

A step forward for Moscow in northern Syria;
Ukrainian ships returned;
Vostochny fraud a thorn in Putin's side;
Russia's military decisionmaking set to outstrip NATO's;
The Kremlin tightens its grip on Russian tech

Russia Reform Monitor No. 2352

December 9, 2019 Margot van Loon

Cold War disinformation 2.0;
Russia flexes its military muscle to send a message;
"De-dollarization" advances;
Russia's domestic violence problem;
Russia reaps the benefits of OPEC cuts