Russian Newspapers Monitor with Prof. Filip Kovacevic

A Communist Alternative to Putin?

In the sixty-second edition of the Russian Newspapers Monitor, Professor Filip Kovacevic discusses the articles from four Russian newspapers: Nezavisimaya Gazeta, Moskovskiy Komsomolets, Izvestia, and Komsomolskaya Pravda. He discusses the most recent developments concerning the post-ISIS situation in Syria and the deepening of the U.S. economic sanctions against Russia, including Russia’s likely expulsion from the […]

NATO Digital Anaconda Coils Around Russia

In the sixty-first edition of the Russian Newspapers Monitor, Professor Filip Kovacevic discusses the articles from four Russian newspapers:  Rossiyskaya Gazeta, Nezavisimaya Gazeta, Kommersant, and Sovietskaya Rossiya. He discusses the highlights of the Russian president Vladimir Putin’s annual press conference. In addition, he examines recent NATO activities directed against Russia and discusses one of the […]

Scenario for World War 3: The Scramble for Outer Space

In the sixtieth 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 Russian efforts to stop the U.S. and the EU attempts to privatize the resources of outer space, including asteroids and the Moon. In addition, Professor Kovacevic […]

NATO Nightmare: Putin Poised for 6 More Years in Power

In the fifty-ninth edition of the Russian Newspapers Monitor, Professor Filip Kovacevic discusses the articles from four Russian newspapers:  Izvestia, Nezavisimaya Gazeta, RBK, and Sovetskaya Rossiya. He discusses Vladimir Putin’s announcement of his candidacy for the March 2018 presidential election and examines the current anti-Russian political trends in Europe. In addition, Professor Kovacevic looks at […]

Can BRICS Create CIA/NSA-Free Internet?

In the fifty-eighth edition of the Russian Newspapers Monitor, Professor Filip Kovacevic discusses the articles from four Russian newspapers:  Kommersant, Nezavisimaya Gazeta, RBK, and Izvestia. He discusses Russia’s expansion of geopolitical influence into the African continent and the emerging Cold War-type conflict between the U.S. and Russia over the energy resources of Syria. In addition, […]

Three Horsemen of Eurasia: Putin, Erdogan, and Rouhani

In the fifty-seventh edition of the Russian Newspapers Monitor, Professor Filip Kovacevic discusses the articles from four Russian newspapers: Kommersant, Nezavisimaya Gazeta, Vedomosti, and Pravda. He discusses the Russian-Turkish-Iranian negotiations on Syria, the first time since the collapse of the Soviet Union that the Eurasian players outplayed NATO and the European Union. He also examines […]

Russia Goes Caribbean

In the fifty-sixth edition of the Russian Newspapers Monitor, Professor Filip Kovacevic discusses the articles from four Russian newspapers: Izvestia, Kommersant, Vedomosti, and Ekspress Gazeta. He discusses the increased political and economic cooperation between Russia and the governments of the Caribbean states as a Russian long-term response to the U.S. meddling in Eastern Europe. He […]

Can There Be Another October Revolution in Russia?

In the fifty-fifth edition of the Russian Newspapers Monitor, Professor Filip Kovacevic discusses the articles from four Russian newspapers: Parlamentskaya Gazeta, Nezavisimaya Gazeta, RBK, and Komsomolskaya Pravda. He discusses the 100th anniversary of the Bolshevik Revolution and the approach taken towards it by the Russian president Vladimir Putin. In addition, Professor Kovacevic investigates the most […]

The Catalan Scenario for Russia

In the fifty-fourth edition of the Russian Newspapers Monitor, Professor Filip Kovacevic discusses the articles from four Russian newspapers: Nezavisimaya Gazeta, Kommersant, Moskovskiy Komsomolets, and Vedomosti. He discusses the emerging proxy conflict between the U.S./NATO and Russia in Afghanistan and the Russian leadership’s intentions regarding the military intervention in Syria. He also examines the current, […]

The Russian Expedition to the Moon

In the fifty-third edition of the Russian Newspapers Monitor, Professor Filip Kovacevic discusses the articles from four Russian newspapers: Nezavisimaya Gazeta, Izvestia, Moskovskiy Komsomolets, and Komsomolskaya Pravda. He analyzes a speech made by the Russian president Vladimir Putin at the annual meeting of the Valdai Discussion Club in Sochi. In addition, he discusses the Russian […]

Pentagon Plans: Space Weapons Against Russia?

In the fifty-second edition of the Russian Newspapers Monitor, Professor Filip Kovacevic discusses the articles from four Russian newspapers: Izvestia, Rossiyskaya Gazeta, Nezavisimaya Gazeta, and Moskovskiy Komsomolets. He examines the new anti-euro and pro-gold policies of the Russian Central Bank and the geopolitical significance of the World Festival of Students and Youth taking place in […]

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 […]