We would like to present to you the next issue of the Bulletin No. 4 (22) 2019 «REALITY OF RUSSIAN POLITICS».
Table of contents
Putin, the FSB, the Central Bank & the arrest of Calvey
Baring Vostok and its influence
Avetisyan’s political connections
The Central Bank’s special role
Putin’s address to Federal Assembly reveals Kremlin worries over falling ratings
Does Vladislav Surkov’s article mean he wants to return to a top political job, or is it a sign of vulnerability?
The government makes minor personnel changes
Trutnev’s man becomes the new overseer of Arctic policy
The head of ‘Centre E’ at the Interior Ministry is replaced amid scandal
The new head of Rosturism is an ally of Konstantin Chuichenko
What are the Kremlin’s fears about U.S. ‘super’ sanctions?
(i) Growing regional debt
(ii) New data government-society conflict
The next bulletin will be issued on March 12, 2019
Writing and analysis: Tatiana Stanovaya
Editing: Howard Amos