Russia Falls in a Syrian Trap

Russia Falls in a Syrian Trap

SPECIAL REPORTS Date: 30 October 2018 Russia Falls in a Syrian Trap Three years past the military operation in Syria, Russia managed to achieve its goal, saving the regime of its ally, President Bashar al-Assad. Nonetheless, it failed to restore control over the...
Russia to “Launder” Iranian Oil?

Russia to “Launder” Iranian Oil?

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 29 October 2018 Russia to “Launder” Iranian Oil? In April this year, it became clear that the United States would impose severe sanctions against Iran’s oil sector. Since that time, Tehran sought to circumvent the blockade of its...
Caspian Summit: Consequences for the Region

Caspian Summit: Consequences for the Region

SPECIAL REPORTS Date: 14 September 2018 Caspian Summit: Consequences for the Region Five Caspian states – Russia, Iran, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, and Turkmenistan – have adopted a convention on the legal status of the Caspian Sea. The deal officially ended a 22-year-old...
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