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

After Syria, NATO Loses Libya: Russia’s Latest Military Intervention

In the twenty-fourth edition of The Russian Newspapers Monitor, Professor Filip Kovacevic discusses the articles from four Russian newspapers: Izvestia, Nezavisimaya Gazeta, Kommersant, and Vedomosti. He discusses the recent profits of Russian oil industry, the U.S.-Russian dispute over the deployment of nuclear cruise missiles in Europe, the failure of the Minsk Accords in Ukraine, the […]

Russia’s Covert Game: Siding with North Korea-China Against the U.S.?

In the twenty-third edition of the Russian Newspapers Monitor, Professor Filip Kovacevic discusses the articles from three Russian newspapers: Rossiyskaya Gazeta, Nezavisimaya Gazeta, and Pravda. He discusses the increase in the number of millionaires in Russia despite the sanctions and economic downturn, the recent speech by Nikolai Patrushev, the key Putin ally and the most […]

Russia: We Live in the Post-Western World

In the twenty-second edition of the Russian Newspapers Monitor, Professor Filip Kovacevic discusses the articles from five Russian newspapers: Rossiyskaya Gazeta, Nezavisimaya Gazeta, Izvestia, Sovietskaya Rossiya, and Komsomolskaya Pravda. He discusses the interview of the prominent German geopolitical analyst Alexander Rar, the territorial dispute between NATO member states Denmark and Germany, the status of the […]

NATO-CFR Allies Pence and Mattis Subvert Trump on Russia

In the twenty-first edition of the Russian Newspapers Monitor, Professor Filip Kovacevic discusses articles from three Russian newspapers: Izvestia, Nezavisimaya Gazeta, and Rossiyskaya Gazeta. He discusses Russia’s paying the last Soviet Union debts, the Pentagon-Russian Ministry of Defense war of words, U.S. Vice President Michael Pence’s speech at the 2017 Munich Security Conference, the sudden […]

Newsbud Exclusive- Putin’s Instructions to the FSB, 2015-2017: An Analysis

Every year in February or March, the Russian president Vladimir Putin delivers his annual address to the Federal Security Service (FSB) Board. He uses this occasion to evaluate the FSB work during the previous year and to chart the priorities for the future. In the three-part investigative article published by Newsbud earlier this year, I […]

Russia Wants to Work with Trump Despite CIA-MI6 Sabotage Efforts

In the twentieth edition of the Russian Newspapers Monitor, Professor Filip Kovacevic discusses the articles from four Russian newspapers: Izvestia, Parlamentskaya Gazeta, Nezavisimaya Gazeta, and Komsomolskaya Pravda. He discusses the interviews given by the Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov and the ranking Russian parliamentarian Aleksey Pushkov, the current Ukrainian blockade in the Donbas, the CIA’s […]

Newsbud Exclusive – Montenegro’s NATO Nightmare: Wall Street Journal & Fake NATO News

On February 8, 2017, Wall Street Journal aired an interview with its “border lands” columnist Sohrab Ahmari under the title “Montenegro’s NATO Dreams.”[1] This interview is problematic on so many levels, starting with the title itself, that it fully deserves the tag of ‘fake news.’ Nothing in what Ahmari says is objective and impartial. It […]

Will World War 3 Start in Ukraine?

In the nineteenth of the Russian Newspapers Monitor, Professor Filip Kovacevic discusses the articles from four Russian newspapers: Nezavisimaya Gazeta, Izvestia, Kommersant, and Komsomolskaya Pravda. He discusses the joint NATO-Ukraine military exercises in the Black Sea, the recent dangerous massing of Ukrainian troops in the Donbass, the improving Russia-Georgia ties, the Russian pro-government take on […]

Nuland-McCain-Poroshenko’s Desperate Stand Against Trump-Putin Detente

In the eighteenth edition of the Russian Newspapers Monitor, Professor Filip Kovacevic discusses the articles from four Russian newspapers: Kommersant, Novaya Gazeta, Nezavisimaya Gazeta, and Izvestia. He discusses the Obama Administration Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland’s resignation, the partial privatization of the Russian state-owned oil company “Rosneft,” the implications […]

Will NATO Attack Russia?

In the seventeenth edition of the Russian Newspapers Monitor, Professor Filip Kovacevic discusses the articles from five Russian newspapers: Nezavisimoe Voennoe Obozrenie, Rossiyskaya Gazeta, Nezavisimaya Gazeta, Kommersant, and Komsomolskaya Pravda. He discusses the NATO plans against Russia, the fate of the anti-Russian EU sanctions, the plans of the Kiev government to arrange a meeting between […]

Davos Globalists Push China Against Putin and Trump

In the sixteenth edition of the Russian Newspapers Monitor, Professor Filip Kovacevic discusses the articles from five Russian newspapers: Rossiyskaya Gazeta, Nezavisimaya Gazeta, Izvestia, Pravda, and Argumenty i Facty. He focuses on the interview of Nikolai Patrushev, the secretary of the Russian National Security Council (very likely, the next Russian prime minister), the Davos globalists’ […]

Newsbud Exclusive – CIA, the Golitsyn-Nosenko Affair & the Russian TV Series ‘Traitors’

Whether or not there was in fact any Russian “hacking” of the 2016 U.S. presidential election, it is not possible to deny the ineptness and incompetence of the CIA in dealing with this issue. The public statements of its leading figures as well as the declassified reports released to the public so far have only […]

Turkey Chooses Russia over NATO in Syria

In this fifteenth edition of the Russian Newspapers Monitor, Professor Filip Kovacevic discusses the articles from four Russian newspapers: RBK, Kommersant, Izvestia, and Komsomolskaya Pravda. He discusses the record gas exports to Europe by the Russian gas giant Gazprom, the Russia-Turkey-Iran relations on the eve of the Syrian conflict resolution negotiations in Astana, the interview […]

Security Threats to Russia: The Analysis of the 2016 FSB Press Releases (Part 3 – Hacking & Other Challenges)

This is the third and last article in the investigative series in which I analyzed the 2016 press releases published on the official FSB website. In the previous two articles, I covered the FSB counterespionage and counter-terrorist operations during 2016.[1] These operations were the subject of more than one third of the FSB press releases. […]

The Geopolitical Dawn of Eurasia

In this fourteenth edition of the Russian Newspapers Monitor, Professor Filip Kovacevic discusses the articles from three Russian newspapers: Rossiyskaya Gazeta, Izvestia, and Parlamentskaya Gazeta. He evaluates the correctness of predictions and prophecies made about 2016, the Russian military’s rebuke of the CIA, the preparation for the Syrian peace talks in Astana, Putin’s 2016 international […]