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 and the War for Libyan Oil

Russia and the War for Libyan Oil

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 27 June 2018 Russia and the War for Libyan Oil The short-term occupation of the two largest oil ports in Libya, as well as damaging some important facilities in Ras Lanuf, has recently shown that the country was not able to benefit from increases...
Libya: bad news for the Kremlin

Libya: bad news for the Kremlin

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 23 April 2018 Libya: bad news for the Kremlin Everything points to the fact that Russia lost a political strategist in Libya, on whom it counted for several years. True elimination of general Khalifa Haftar opens the gate for struggle for control...
Libya: Moscow’s diplomatic offensive

Libya: Moscow’s diplomatic offensive

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 13 October 2017 Libya: Moscow’s diplomatic offensive Russia is modifying its policy towards Libya. It does not put everything on General Khalifa Haftar anymore, but rather tries to take the position of an arbiter. This can be observed not...
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