Russian Newspapers Monitor with Prof. Filip Kovacevic

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 […]

2018: The Bloodiest Year of the 21st Century?

In the sixty-third edition of the Russian Newspapers Monitor, Professor Filip Kovacevic discusses the frontpage articles from four Russian newspapers:  Nezavisimaya Gazeta, Izvestia, Kommersant, and Pravda. He presents a retrospect of the most important Russian news stories in 2017. In addition, Professor Kovacevic discusses an op-ed article by Konstantin Kosachev, an influential member of the […]

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 […]