Russian Newspapers Monitor with Prof. Filip Kovacevic

The Imperial Scramble for the Middle East Oil

In the seventy-eighth edition of the Russian Newspapers Monitor, Professor Filip Kovacevic discusses the articles from four Russian newspapers: Rossiyskaya Gazeta, Nezavisimaya Gazeta, Kommersant, and Komsomolskaya Pravda Moscow Edition. Professor Kovacevic discusses the statement made by the Russian president Vladimir Putin concerning the U.S., U.K. and French missile attack on Syria. He also analyzes the […]

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 […]

Putin in Ankara: Eurasians Defeat Atlanticists in the Middle East

In the seventy-sixth edition of the Russian Newspapers Monitor, Professor Filip Kovacevic discusses the articles from four Russian newspapers: Kommersant, Rossiyskaya Gazeta, Izvestia, and Nezavisimaya Gazeta. He analyzes the visit of the Russian president Vladimir Putin to Ankara and his meeting with the Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Professor Kovacevic also discusses the implications of […]

Fiery Inferno in Siberia: Savage Face of Oligarchic Capitalism

In the seventy-fifth edition of the Russian Newspapers Monitor, Professor Filip Kovacevic discusses the articles from four Russian newspapers: Kommersant, Izvestia, Nezavisimaya Gazeta, and Komsomolskaya Pravda. He discusses the factors involved in a deadly fire in the Russian shopping mall in Kemerovo, Siberia. In addition, Professor Kovacevic looks at yet another engineered surge of anti-Russian […]

What Putin Must Do to Keep Winning

In the seventy-fourth edition of the Russian Newspapers Monitor, Professor Filip Kovacevic discusses the articles from four Russian newspapers: Izvestia, Pravda, Nezavisimaya Gazeta, and Rossiyskaya Gazeta. He analyzes the results of the Russian presidential election by discussing front page articles from both the pro-government and the opposition newspapers. In addition, Professor Kovacevic looks at how […]

The Skripal Incident: MI-6 Incompetence or Desperation?

In the seventy-third edition of the Russian Newspapers Monitor, Professor Filip Kovacevic discusses the articles from four Russian newspapers: Moskovskiy Komsomolets, Rossiyskaya Gazeta, Izvestia, and Nezavisimaya Gazeta. He presents exclusive comments on the Skripal incident by a Russian chemist who worked in the Soviet Chemical Weapons Program. He also discusses how the Ukrainian government lied […]

Blackmail & the U.S. Military Industrial Complex: How It Cornered the Market of Death

In the seventy-second edition of the Russian Newspapers Monitor, Professor Filip Kovacevic discusses the articles from four Russian newspapers: Rossiyskaya Gazeta, Kommersant, Moskovskiy Komsomolets, and Nezavisimaya Gazeta. He presents the highlights of a major speech by the Russian president Vladimir Putin delivered to the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation. Professor Kovacevic also examines the […]

The Rise of Gagauzia: A Joint Turkey-Russia Front in Eastern Europe

In the seventy-first edition of the Russian Newspapers Monitor, Professor Filip Kovacevic discusses the articles from four Russian newspapers: Nezavisimaya Gazeta, Izvestia, Kommersant, and Pravda. He discusses the dramatic increase of political tensions in the Turkic autonomous region of Moldova called Gagauzia. According to Professor Kovacevic, the Gagauzian question presents an opportunity for another joint […]

Russian Military Prepares for Cyber War

In the seventieth edition of the Russian Newspapers Monitor, Professor Filip Kovacevic discusses the articles from four Russian newspapers: Nezavisimaya Gazeta, Izvestia, Rossiyskaya Gazeta, and Moskovskiy Komsomolets. He discusses the catastrophic political crisis in Ukraine and the possibility of the collapse of the present government structures brought about by severe infighting among various oligarchic clans. […]

The Mysterious Crash of A Russian Airliner: Bad Weather, Technical Malfunction, or Terrorism?

In the sixty-ninth edition of the Russian Newspapers Monitor, Professor Filip Kovacevic discusses the articles from four Russian newspapers: Rossiyskaya Gazeta, Nezavisimaya Gazeta, Vedomosti, and Komsomolskaya Pravda Moscow Edition. He examines the possible causes of the crash of the Russian passenger plane AN-148. Was the crash due to bad weather, technical malfunction, human error, or […]

Who’s Afraid of Peace in Syria?

In the sixty-eighth edition of the Russian Newspapers Monitor, Professor Filip Kovacevic discusses the articles from four Russian newspapers: Rossiyskaya Gazeta, Nezavisimaya Gazeta, Kommersant, and Komsomolskaya Pravda. He discusses the context of the recent shooting of the Russian military plane SU-25 over Idlib as it was presented in the Russian press, addressing the question of […]

Gladio C Defeat in the Heart of Europe

In the sixty-seventh edition of the Russian Newspapers Monitor, Professor Filip Kovacevic discusses the articles from four Russian newspapers:  Rossiyskaya Gazeta, Izvestia, Nezavisimaya Gazeta, and Sovietskaya Rossiya. He discusses the defeat of the Gladio C operatives in Prague and the re-election of Vladimir Putin’s ally Milos Zeman as the president of the Czech Republic. He […]

Russia Wary of Davos and Bitcoin

In the sixty-sixth edition of the Russian Newspapers Monitor, Professor Filip Kovacevic discusses the articles from four Russian newspapers:  Kommersant, Nezavisimaya Gazeta, RBK, and Parlamentskaya Gazeta. He discusses the rising tensions in the Donbas related to the new legislation passed by the Ukrainian Parliament. In addition, he examines the Russian views of the Turkish intervention […]

Gladio C, Moldova, and the New Proxy War in Eastern Europe

In the sixty-fifth edition of the Russian Newspapers Monitor, Professor Filip Kovacevic discusses the articles from four Russian newspapers:  Izvestia, Nezavisimaya Gazeta, Sovietskaya Rossiya, and Komsomolskaya Pravda. He discusses the prospects of the Russian oil industry. In addition, he examines the current situation in Moldova, where Gladio C operations are increasingly pushing for the dangerous […]

Russian Politicians Claim CIA Behind Drone Attacks in Syria

In the sixty-fourth edition of the Russian Newspapers Monitor, Professor Filip Kovacevic discusses the articles from four Russian newspapers:  Kommersant, Moskovskiy Komsomolets, Izvestia, and Komsomolskaya Pravda. He discusses the recent escalation of fighting in Syria, including the drone attacks against the Russian military bases there, and the European Union’s attempt to use the World Trade […]