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Russia’s Northern Sea Route Ambitions

April 29, 2016

Earlier this month, on April 19, the State Commission on the development of the Arctic Regions convened in Moscow to establish a single company to oversee all the logistics operations in the Russian Far North (Arctic.ru, April...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Featured, Domestic/Social, Economics, Russia, Arctic/High North

Moscow Invites Chinese Factories to Move to the Russian Far East

April 28, 2016

Chemical, metallurgical and cement plants may soon be transferred from their current locations across northern China to the Russian Far East. This was the agreement reached in early April 2016, during Russian Minister for Far...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Economics, Foreign Policy, Domestic/Social, China and the Asia-Pacific, China, Russia, Far East/Siberia

Are Moldovan Consumers Financing Transnistrian Separatism?

April 21, 2016

The “leader” of the separatist Moldovan region of Transnistria, Evgheni Shevchuk, met with Russia Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin, in Moscow, on April 14. No official press statement followed, other than a few lines by...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Economics, Europe, Moldova , Russia

Chechnya’s Planned New Oil Refinery Marks a Victory Over Rosneft

March 10, 2016

Many analysts say the two wars in Chechnya in the 1990s were caused by the republic’s oil. These analysts, however, have tended to overlook the fact that Chechnya no longer had prospects as an oil extracting region by the time...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, North Caucasus Analysis, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Energy, Economics, The Caucasus, North Caucasus , Russia

Russia Is Giving up on Its Tragedies—and on Itself

March 7, 2016

President Vladimir Putin’s approval rating is regularly accepted as a proxy measure for the level of Russia’s internal cohesion. And his support remains on a sky-high plateau, where it has stood since the explosion of jingoism...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Featured, Domestic/Social, Economics, Foreign Policy, Russia

Fighting to Survive Budget Contraction, Kremlin Tries to Fix Oil Prices

March 3, 2016

On March 1, President Vladimir Putin gathered the CEOs of Russia’s oil majors in the Kremlin to discuss a possible freeze of crude production to boost oil prices. Oil is Russia’s main export commodity and the main source of state...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Featured, Energy, Economics, Russia

Eurasian Union’s Expansion Falters Amid Russia’s Economic Woes

March 2, 2016

In a recent interview with the media, Kyrgyzstan’s Deputy Prime Minister Oleg Pankratov, whose portfolio includes overseeing the country’s membership in the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU), reported that the Kyrgyz Republic’s...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Economics, Military/Security, Central Asia, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan , Russia

Russia’s S-300 Shipment to Iran Appears Stalled Again

February 18, 2016

The Iranian minister of defense, General Hossein Dehghan, was greeted with exclusive pomp during his visit this week (February 15–16) to Moscow. Dehghan was granted an audience in the Kremlin with President Vladimir Putin—an...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Featured, Military/Security, Economics, Middle East, Iran, Russia

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