Bulletin No. 22 (40) 2019

Dear friends,

We are pleased to announce the publication of our last analytical bulletin of this year: Bulletin No. 22 (40)! In accordance with tradition, this is one of two bulletins every year that we make freely available to all. Please click below to access. Enjoy!


Table of contents 

Transition Time? Putin Initiates A Wide-Ranging Discussion Of Constitutional Reform
Putin’s Easy Ride At The Human Rights Council
Nginx Stand-off & Why It’s Important For Sberbank
A Kremlin Scalp as Irkutsk Communist Governor Steps-Down
The Tactics Of Enforced Resignation 
Who is Igor Kobzev? 
The Communist Party’s Levchenko Challenge 
Clearing The Field For The 2020 Governor Elections 
Rosatom’s New Plans & How To Realise Them
Dreaming Of A ‘Super-Shipyard’ 
Why Rosatom Bought Into Delo Group 
In Brief 
Ex-FSB officers barred from leaving Russia for 5 years 
Oreshkin says the first half of 2020 economically ‘lost’ 
Largest natural population fall since 2008 
Zelensky pushes decentralization law & a new gas deal 
R.Politik Recommends 

The next issue of the bulletin will be released on January 14. In the meantime, we would like to wish you all the best for the festive season!

Writing and analysis: Tatiana Stanovaya, Howard Amos

Editing: Ben Tavener, Howard Amos



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