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What's at stake in Syria

Friday, Dec. 9, 2016 | Berzan Iso, Contributor

Al-Bab is the current focal point of complicated, interwoven developments unfolding in northern Syria.

What is Chechnya's Kadyrov up to in Middle East?

Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016 | Maxim A. Suchkov, Editor, Russia-Mideast

Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov has recently been engaging leaders in the Middle East, but not just with Chechnya's interests in mind.

Why Russia isn’t rushing to lift sanctions on Turkey

Monday, Nov. 28, 2016 | Yekaterina
Chulkovskaya, Contributor

Russia appears to be in no hurry to remove all of its sanctions against Turkey, even though it’s been a year since they were imposed.

Russia adjusts Syria plan as Obama’s term nears end

Monday, Nov. 21, 2016 | Maxim A. Suchkov, Editor, Russia-Mideast

Russia is trying to figure out all the Middle East scenarios that might affect it under a Donald Trump presidency.

How Russia views Turkey’s role in Syria

Friday, Nov. 18, 2016 | Vladimir Avatkov, Contributor

To Russia, tumultuous Turkey is a work in progress on a journey of self-discovery.

Why Moscow won't recognize genocide against Yazidis in Iraq

Friday, Nov. 11, 2016 | Yekaterina
Chulkovskaya, Contributor

The newly established Yazidi Congress in Russia is the first political platform uniting all Yazidis in their quest to urge Russia to recognize genocide against Yazidis in Sinjar, Iraq.

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