Bulletin No. 5 (23) 2019

Dear Readers,

We would like to present to you the next issue of the Bulletin No. 5 (23) 2019 «REALITY OF RUSSIAN POLITICS».

Table of contents 


Games with the ‘municipal filter’: why there is no chance of the electoral rules being relaxed


The growing influence of Konstantin Chuychenko

Volodin vs. Oreshkin: a battle of Putin’s successors?


The Calvey case: revenge for supporting the opposition?

Major shifts continue in Arctic policymaking

Despite obstacles, a deal between Novatek and Total

Division of responsibility between Trutnev, Akimov and Rosatom

Rosneft’s Arctic ambitions

Another try at broadening access to the Arctic shelf

In Brief

(i) Predictions of economic slowdown

(ii) Ahead of the Ukrainian presidential elections


The next bulletin will be issued on March 26, 2019

Writing and analysis: Tatiana Stanovaya

Editing: Howard Amos




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