Russian Newspapers Monitor with Prof. Filip Kovacevic

Gladio C Plans to Subvert Nord Stream 2 and One Belt, One Road

In the hundred-and-eighth edition of the Russian Newspapers Monitor, Professor Filip Kovacevic discusses the front-page articles from four Russian newspapers: Izvestia, Nezavisimaya Gazeta, Kommersant, and Rossiyskaya Gazeta. He discuss the implications of the Russian president Vladimir Putin’s statements at the One Belt, One Road Forum in Beijing. Professor Kovacevic also analyzes the reactions of Ukrainian […]

Russia Buys Record Quantities of Gold: A Global Financial Meltdown Alert?

In the hundred-and-seventh edition of the Russian Newspapers Monitor, Professor Filip Kovacevic discusses the front-page articles from four Russian newspapers: Nezavisimaya Gazeta, Izvestia, Moskovsky Komsomolets, and Komsomolskaya Pravda Moscow Edition. He discusses the record purchases of gold by the Russian Central Bank and what this trend reveals about the state of the global financial system. […]

Russian Troops in Venezuela: A Syria-Like Proxy War in Latin America?

In the hundred-and-sixth edition of the Russian Newspapers Monitor, Professor Filip Kovacevic discusses the front-page articles from four Russian newspapers: Komsomolskaya Pravda Moscow Edition, Nezavisimaya Gazeta, Izvestia, and Moskovsky Komsomolets. He discusses the outcome of the first round of the presidential election in Ukraine and comments on the declining political fortune of the current president […]

Tajikistan v. Kyrgyzstan: Gladio C Sets Off Ethnic War Domino in Central Asia

In the hundred-and-fifth edition of the Russian Newspapers Monitor, Professor Filip Kovacevic discusses the front-page articles from four Russian newspapers: Nezavisimaya Gazeta, Izvestia, Kommersant and Rossiyskaya Gazeta. He discusses the recent flare-up of violence in Central Asia and the global players whose geopolitical designs provoke and encourage it. In addition, Professor Kovacevic examines the situation […]

The Anniversary of Intelligence Intrigue in Salisbury: Where are the Skripals?

In the hundred-and-fourth edition of the Russian Newspapers Monitor, Professor Filip Kovacevic discusses the front-page articles from four Russian newspapers: Nezavisimaya Gazeta, Izvestia, Vedomosti, and Moskovsky Komsomolets. He discusses the latest Russian strategic and tactical moves in Syria. In addition, Professor Kovacevic examines the possibility of the BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South […]

The Azov Sea Gambit: NATO, Ukraine, and Russia

In the hundred-and-third edition of the Russian Newspapers Monitor, Professor Filip Kovacevic discusses the front-page articles from four Russian newspapers: Izvestia, Nezavisimaya Gazeta, Kommersant, and Rossiyskaya Gazeta. He discusses the outcomes of the recent summit meeting in Sochi between the Russian president Vladimir Putin, the Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan, and the Iranian president Hassan […]

Nuclear War Fears Pervade Europe

In the hundred-and-second edition of the Russian Newspapers Monitor, Professor Filip Kovacevic discusses the front-page articles from four Russian newspapers: Izvestia, Nezavisimaya Gazeta, Kommersant, and Vedomosti. He discusses the consequences of the U.S. and Russia cancelling the Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, also known as the INF Treaty, as seen from the Russian perspective. Professor […]

Russia and Japan: WWII Peace Deal At Last?

In the hundred-and-first edition of the Russian Newspapers Monitor, Professor Filip Kovacevic discusses the front-page articles from four Russian newspapers: Kommersant, Nezavisimaya Gazeta, Izvestia, and Moskovskaya Pravda. He discusses the outcome of the Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe’s recent visit to Moscow and his meeting with the Russian president Vladimir Putin. Professor Kovacevic also discusses […]

Russia’s Syrian Roulette: Assad, Turkey, and the Kurds

In the hundredth edition of the Russian Newspapers Monitor, Professor Filip Kovacevic discusses the front-page articles from four Russian newspapers: Nezavisimaya Gazeta, Kommersant, Izvestia, and Moskovsky Komsomolets. He discusses the expanding Russian military involvement in Syria, including what appears to be the role of the protector of the Kurds in the Manbij area. In addition, […]

2019: The Year of Economic Collapse & Big War?

In the ninety-ninth edition of the Russian Newspapers Monitor, Professor Filip Kovacevic discusses the front-page articles from four Russian newspapers: Rossiyskaya Gazeta, Nezavisimaya Gazeta, Izvestia, and Komsomolskaya Pravda. He presents the highlights from an exclusive interview with the Russian ambassador to the U.S., Anatoly Antonov. Professor Kovacevic also examines the current state of the devastating […]

Russia v. Globalists: The Davos Summit Boycott

In the ninety-seventh edition of the Russian Newspapers Monitor, Professor Filip Kovacevic discusses the front page articles from four Russian newspapers: Nezavisimaya Gazeta, Izvestia, Moskovsky Komsomolets, and Komsomolskaya Pravda Moscow Edition. He discusses the Russian government’s pushback against neo-liberal globalism and its announced boycott of the annual World Economic Forum, the world’s most important neoliberal […]

Winning Pipeline, Losing Interpol: Russia v. Gladio C Hybrid Warfare

In the ninety-seventh edition of the Russian Newspapers Monitor, Professor Filip Kovacevic discusses the articles from four Russian newspapers: Izvestia, Nezavisimaya Gazeta, Moskovsky Komsomolets, and Komsomolskaya Pravda Moscow Edition. He discusses the recent visit of the Russian president Vladimir Putin to Turkey to celebrate the completion of the offshore section of the ‘Turkish Stream’ natural […]

The Trap of History: Russian Missiles in Cuba Again?

In the ninety-sixth edition of the Russian Newspapers Monitor, Professor Filip Kovacevic discusses front page articles from four Russian newspapers: Nezavisimaya Gazeta, Moskovsky Komsomolets, Izvestia, and Pravda. He examines the implications of the strengthening of economic and military cooperation between Russia and Cuba. Professor Kovacevic also looks into the reasons why the Paris summit between […]

Can U.S. Sanctions Derail Russia-China Economic Cooperation?

In the ninety-fifth edition of the Russian Newspapers Monitor, Professor Filip Kovacevic discusses the articles from four Russian newspapers: Rossiyskaya Gazeta, Nezavisimaya Gazeta, Izvestia, and Kommersant. He discusses the Russian president Vladimir Putin’s statements at the annual meeting of the Valdai Discussion Club, the Russian version of the World Economic Forum meeting in Davos. Professor […]

Chechnya v. Ingushetia: Gladio C Ethnic Tensions in the Caucasus?

In the ninety-fourth edition of the Russian Newspapers Monitor, Professor Filip Kovacevic discusses front page articles from four Russian newspapers: Rossiyskaya Gazeta, Komsomolskaya Pravda Moscow Edition, Moskovsky Komsomolets, and Kommersant. He discusses the 20th anniversary of the Center for Special Forces of the main Russian domestic intelligence agency, the FSB. While the current coverage of […]