Anton Mardasov

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov (C), Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Moallem (R) and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif attend a news conference in Moscow, Russia, Oct. 28, 2016. (photo by REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin)

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Russia re-examines relationship with Iran

Monday, Aug. 14, 2017 | Anton Mardasov, Contributor

As the military situation shifts in Syria, so does Tehran’s once-symbiotic status with Moscow.

The Kremlin’s contradictory behavior in Syria

Friday, Jul. 7, 2017 | Anton Mardasov, Contributor

Russia and Turkey consider establishing a military base in Idlib, Syria, as Moscow encourages the Collective Security Treaty Organization to deploy peacekeepers.

Applying the ‘Bosnian model’ to Syria’s crisis

Monday, Jun. 5, 2017 | Anton Mardasov, Contributor

Could the United States and Russia learn from the Dayton Agreement to reach a lasting peace deal in Syria?

What’s behind Damascus’ claim of 'invasion from Jordan'?

Sunday, May. 21, 2017 | Anton Mardasov, Contributor

The Russian media has been closely following Damascus’ claims on military movement on the Jordanian-Syrian border, looking at the goals behind certain claims and how they may impact a political settlement.

Are the US, Russia staking out territorial clout in Syria?

Friday, Apr. 28, 2017 | Anton Mardasov, Contributor

Moscow and Washington both deny they are dividing Syria into "zones of influence," but they might be laying the groundwork by creating military facilities at various sites.

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Anton Mardasov is a military affairs expert and journalist. He currently heads the Department of Middle Eastern Conflicts at the Moscow-based Institute for Innovative Development. On Twitter: @anton_mardasov

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