Professor Filip Kovacevic

Newsbud Contributing Author & Analyst

Professor Filip Kovacevic is a geopolitical author, university professor and the chairman of the Movement for Neutrality of Montenegro. He received his BA and PhD in political science in the US and was a visiting professor at St. Petersburg State University in Russia for two years. He is the author of seven books, dozens of academic articles & conference presentations and hundreds of newspaper columns and media commentaries. He has been invited to lecture throughout the EU, Balkans, ex-USSR and the US. He currently resides in San Francisco.
He can be contacted at fk1917@yahoo.com

Will Russia Expel NYT, WAPO, CNN, RFE/RL as Gladio C Agents of Subversion?

In the fifty-first edition of the Russian Newspapers Monitor, Professor Filip Kovacevic discusses the articles from four Russian newspapers: Kommersant, Izvestia, Vedomosti, and Komsomolskaya Pravda. He discusses the geopolitical implications of the Saudi monarch Salman al-Saud’s visit to Moscow and his meeting with Vladimir Putin. He also examines the emerging proxy media war between Russia […]

A NATO-Russia Line of Fire in the Caucasus? Pro-NATO Georgia v. Pro-Russian Armenia

In the fiftieth edition of the Russian Newspapers Monitor, Professor Filip Kovacevic discusses the articles from four Russian newspapers: Rossiyskaya Gazeta, Nezavisimaya Gazeta, Vedomosti, and Komsomolskaya Pravda. He discusses the Russian government’s attitude toward the referendum for the independence of Catalonia and presents the outline of another possible NATO-Russia proxy conflict in the Caucasus region, […]

A New U.S-Russia Proxy Conflict in the Middle East? The Demise of ISIS and the Rise of the Kurds

In the forty-ninth edition of the Russian Newspapers Monitor, Professor Filip Kovacevic discusses the articles from four Russian newspapers: Nezavisimaya Gazeta, Pravda, Rossiyskaya Gazeta and Komsomolskaya Pravda. He discusses the dangerous escalation of proxy violence between the U.S.- and Russia-backed military forces in Syria, which, together with recent developments in Iraqi Kurdistan, is likely to […]

Bomb Threats Epidemic: Psychological Warfare Against Russia Intensifies

In the forty-eighth edition of the Russian Newspapers Monitor, Professor Filip Kovacevic discusses the articles from four Russian newspapers: Nezavisimaya Gazeta, Parlamentskaya Gazeta, Izvestia, and RBK. He discusses a new dimension of psychological warfare against Russia: the major Russian cities have been literally overwhelmed by false bomb threats. In addition, he presents the highlights of […]

Operation Moldova: A New NATO Anti-Russia War Project

In the forty-seventh edition of the Russian Newspapers Monitor, Professor Filip Kovacevic discusses the articles from four Russian newspapers: Rossiyskaya Gazeta, Kommersant, Izvestia, and Nezavisimaya Gazeta. He discusses the escalating political and constitutional crisis in Moldova, the site of another proxy war-in-the-making between NATO and Russia in Eastern Europe, and the statements on North Korea […]

Russia Rejects U.S. Military Plans Against North Korea

In the forty-sixth edition of the Russian Newspapers Monitor, Professor Filip Kovacevic discusses the articles from four Russian newspapers: Rossiyskaya Gazeta, Trud, Nezavisimaya Gazeta, and Sovietskaya Rossiya. He discusses the dramatic escalation of tensions in the U.S.-Russia diplomatic relations and explains why the Russian Consulate in San Francisco was chosen to be shut down. In […]

NATO Incites Ukraine to War against Russia

In the forty-fifth edition of the Russian Newspapers Monitor, Professor Filip Kovacevic discusses the articles from four Russian newspapers: Izvestia, Rossiyskaya Gazeta, Nezavisimaya Gazeta, and Pravda. He discusses the exclusive frontpage interview by the former Afghan president Hamid Kharzai, sharply critical of the U.S. president Donald Trump, in the pro-government Izvestia. In addition, he chronicles […]

Will Russia Move Its Capital to Siberia?

In the forty-fourth edition of the Russian Newspapers Monitor, Professor Filip Kovacevic discusses the articles from four Russian newspapers: Nezavisimaya Gazeta, Izvestia, Rossiyskaya Gazeta, and Sovietskaya Rossiya. He discusses how much the new U.S. sanctions will diminish the Russian gross domestic product and how Russia could repair the damage. Professor Kovacevic also talks about the […]

Russia: U.S. Economic Sanctions as Declaration of War?

In the forty-third edition of the Russian Newspapers Monitor, Professor Filip Kovacevic discusses the articles from four Russian newspapers: Nezavisimaya Gazeta, Izvestia, Sovietskaya Rossiya, and Komsomolskaya Pravda. He discusses the biggest joint Russian-Belarussian military exercise in the last few years and how NATO is reacting to it as well as the most recent political developments […]

Russia’s Drive to Control the Arctic

In the forty-second edition of the Russian Newspapers Monitor, Professor Filip Kovacevic discusses the articles from four Russian newspapers: Izvestia, Nezavisimaya Gazeta, Kommersant and Rossiyskaya Gazeta. He discusses the Russian plans to expand the Artic fleet with new generation nuclear-powered icebreakers, Russia’s strong opposition to the U.S. plan for financing private armies and mercenaries to […]

Russia & China Bond Together against Western Subversion

In the forty-first edition of the Russian Newspapers Monitor, Professor Filip Kovacevic discusses the articles from four Russian newspapers: Nezavisimaya Gazeta, Izvestia, Rossiyskaya Gazeta, and Pravda. He discusses the exponentially growing military, economic, and energy ties between Russia and China, focusing on the recent visit to China by one of the top Russian officials and […]

Yuri Drozdov: The Mastermind of the Soviet Deep Undercover Spying Program

In the second edition of the new monthly show produced by Newsbud Tales from the Russian Intelligence, Professor Filip Kovacevic discusses the life and writings of Yuri Drozdov, a KGB major general who passed away in Moscow on June 21, 2017 at the age of 91. Drozdov was one of the masterminds of the Soviet […]

Newsbud Exclusive – After Nuland, “Nuland”: A. Wess Mitchell Nominated to Direct the U.S. European & Eurasian Affairs

When the assistant U.S. secretary of state for European and Eurasian affairs Victoria Nuland resigned her position on January 20, 2017, all those who wanted to see the return to a more stable political order in Europe and the decline of Russophobia or Kremlinoia (as I call it) breathed a sigh of relief. She was […]

Putin’s Delight: U.S.-EU Economic War Over Russia

In the fortieth edition of the Russian Newspapers Monitor, Professor Filip Kovacevic discusses the articles from four Russian newspapers: Rossiyskaya Gazeta, Izvestia, Nezavisimaya Gazeta, and Komsomolskaya Pravda. He discusses the unfolding of a serious economic conflict between the U.S. and the European Union over the relations with Russia, the geopolitical dynamic that may lead to […]

Weapons & Energy: Putin-Erdogan Alliance

In the thirty-ninth edition of the Russian Newspapers Monitor, Professor Filip Kovacevic discusses the articles from four Russian newspapers: Nezavisimaya Gazeta, Izvestia, Vedomosti, and Kommersant. He discusses the weapons and energy deals currently being made between Russia and Turkey, the efforts by the Russian government to combat the falsification of the World War II history […]