Russian Newspapers Monitor with Prof. Filip Kovacevic

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 […]

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 […]

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’ […]

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 […]

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 […]

Top Ten 2016 Events for the Russian Military

In this thirteenth edition of the Russian Newspapers Monitor, Professor Filip Kovacevic discusses the front-page articles from four Russian newspapers: Izvestia, Nezavisimaya Gazeta, and Nezavisimoe Voenoe Obozrenie, and Argumenty i Facty. He focuses on the investigation into the causes of the crash of the Russian military plane near Sochi, the recent tensions in the relations […]

U.S. Pushed Out of Middle East by Russia-Iran-Turkey Pact

In this twelfth edition of The Russian Newspapers Monitor, Professor Filip Kovacevic discusses the front-page articles from four Russian newspapers: Rossiyskaya Gazeta, Izvestia, Nezavisimaya Gazeta, and Komsomolskaya Pravda. He focuses on the Polish-Ukrainian relations within the anti-Russian geopolitical bloc, the aftermath of the brutal assassination of the Russian Ambassador in Turkey Andrei Karlov and four […]

Russian-Led Military Alliance Gears to Challenge NATO in Eurasia, as Russia-Japan Draw Closer

In this eleventh edition of the Russian Newspapers Monitor, Professor Filip Kovacevic discusses the front-page articles from four Russian newspapers: Rossiyskaya Gazeta, Nezavisimaya Gazeta, Izvestia, and Trud. He focuses on the current state of negotiations between the Russian president Vladimir Putin and the Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe, the geopolitical and military situation in Syria […]

Russia-Turkey Work on Reconciliation, While Chinese & Syrian Nationals Acquire Real Estate in Moscow

In this tenth edition of The Russian Newspapers Monitor, Professor Filip Kovacevic discusses the front page articles from five Russian newspapers: Rossiyskaya Gazeta, Izvestia, Nezavisimaya Gazeta, Sovietskaya Rossia, and Moskovskaya Pravda. He focuses on the new Russian information security doctrine, the deliberate killing of two Russian nurses in Aleppo by the Syrian militants, the visit […]

Russia, Iran, China, Egypt, Turkey: The Endgame in Syria?

In this ninth edition of the Russian Newspapers Monitor, Prof. Filip Kovacevic discusses the front page articles from four Russian newspapers: Rossiyskaya Gazeta, Izvestia, Nezavisimaya Gazeta, and Pravda. He focuses on the unveiling of the memorial plaque in central Moscow for the ex-Russian prime minister, diplomat, and scholar Yevgeny Primakov, the intellectual equivalent of Henry […]

Russia-China Military Cooperation Contests U.S. Global Domination on Land & Sea

In this edition of the Russian Newspapers Monitor, Professor Filip Kovacevic discusses the front page articles from five Russian newspapers: Rossiyskaya Gazeta, Izvestia, Nezavisimaya Gazeta, Argumenty I Facty, and Komsomolskaya Pravda. He focuses on the growing political, economic, and military cooperation between Russia and China, the new Russian system for the surveillance of the world’s […]