The U.S. Offensive Against Russian Billionaire Oligarchs

In the seventy-seventh edition of the Russian Newspapers Monitor, Professor Filip Kovacevic discusses the articles from four Russian newspapers: Kommersant, Komsomolskaya Pravda Moscow Edition, Nezavisimaya Gazeta, and Pravda. He discusses the effects of the most recent U.S. economic sanctions against Russia on the stability and future prospects of the Russian economy. Professor Kovacevic specifically focuses on the individuals and companies who have been hardest hit and explains the rationale behind the U.S. actions. In addition, he chronicles yet another episode of confrontation between Ukraine and Russia, this time pertaining to the seizure of a Russian fishing boat by the Ukrainian custom officials. Lastly, professor Kovacevic analyzes the implications of the post-election anti-government protests organized by the Communist Party, the largest opposition party in the Russian parliament. Do not miss this exclusive edition of the Russian Newspaper Monitor!

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Show Notes

Kommersant – April 11, 2018

Komsomolskaya Pravda Moscow Edition – April 7, 2018

Nezavisimaya Gazeta – April 6, 2018

Pravda – April 10, 2018

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Comments

  1. Good program, yet I was hoping that you were going to cover the news in regards to the recent Syrian conflict that the US just stepped into before the weekend.

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