Russia This Week – Focus On Africa – October 22, 2019
Russia Today Reporter In An Evacuated U.S. Base In Northern Syria: Everything Remains Intact
Russia This Week – Focus On The Middle East – October 18, 2019
Russia Today Reporter in an Evacuated U.S. Base in Northern Syria: Everything Remains Intact
Putin At The Valdai Discussion Forum: We Will All Be Working To Protect The World Order; Our Concept Is Not To Create New Blocs Along The Model Of Europe Or North Atlantic After World War II
Putin's Former Foreign Policy Adviser Karaganov: Russia's New Mission Is To Defend Global Peace; Democracy Is An Anti-Meritocratic System
Russian President Putin: The Liberal Model Has 'Lost All Flavor – Even Where It Still Works'
Russia This Week – Focus On Bilateral Relations – October 7, 2019
Russian Expert Goltz Slams Shoigu's Interview: Defense Ministry Officials Have Gotten So Lazy That They Can't Get Their Own Lies Straight; Does Shoigu Hope To Lull His Rivals By Announcing His Desire To Return To Siberia?
Conservative Orthodox Media Outlet Tsagrad TV: Shoigu's Interview Sounded Like A Farewell Speech
Russian Minister Of Defense Shoigu: Russia Returned To Her Senses In 1999 To Thwart Western Designs To Destroy And Enslave Her; Thanks To Russia, Today's World Is Multipolar
Russian FM Lavrov: The West-Promoted 'Order' Does Not Meet The Needs Of Humankind's Harmonious Development
Russian FM Lavrov: Russia-China Dialogue – 'Mutually Respectful Interactions Between Two Equal Partners'
Russian FM Lavrov's Speech At UNGA: Western Countries Seek To Impede Development Of Polycentric World, Impose Standards Of Conduct Based On Narrow Western Interpretation Of Liberalism
Russia This Week – Focus On Bilateral Relations – September 27, 2019
Prominent Russian Commentator Saprykin: During 20 Years Of Putin, Society Has Undergone A Transformation
Struggle Between Russia, Iran For Control Over Syria's Centers Of Power
Russia This Week – Focus On Bilateral Relations – September 19, 2019
A Common Europe Stretching From Lisbon to Vladivostok No Longer Appeals To Putin; Europe Must First Preserve Its Own Civilization
Russian President Vladimir Putin: Saudi Arabia Should Buy our Defense Systems to Protect Its Oil Installations
Russian Media Outlet Kommersant: Strategic Instability; Russian Experts Call For Radical Change In Approach To Assessing Stability, Nuclear Arms Control
Russia This Week – Focus On Bilateral Relations – September 13, 2019
Russian Media Outlet Ng.ru: Russia May Deploy Kalibr Missiles In Caribbean; Moscow Seeks Symmetrical Response To Threats From U.S. Tomahawk Missiles
Conservative Orthodox Media Outlet Tsargrad TV: Navalny And Khodorkovsky Are Devastating The Opposition
Russia This Week – Focus On Bilateral Relations – September 6, 2019
Russian Expert Avatkov: Putin's Ice Cream For Erdogan, A Metaphor Of Russia-Turkey Relations
Russian Senator Iliyas Umakhanov on Iranian TV: Russia Understands Iran's Decision to Renew Uranium Enrichment; I Would Volunteer to Fight alongside Iran in War with U.S.
Russia Has No Allies
Turkish Commentator Demirtas: With His Russia Visit, Erdoğan Sent A Message To Washington That 'Turkey Is Not Without Alternatives In Finding New Suppliers... If It Is Denied American Weapons'
News.ru: Russia's Influence In Syria Is Called Into Question; Why Did Syria's 'Tiger Forces' Change Their Image?
Ng.ru: Khodorkovsky Is Trying To Stop Navalny In The September 8 Local Elections
Gazeta.ru: Regardless Of Its Presence Or Absence In The G8, Russia Is Becoming The Most Important Negotiating Party For The West; Russia Is Already In The Club Of Leading World Powers
Russia This Week – Focus On Defense – August 27, 2019
Leading Turkish Journalist Ergin: Turkish-Russian Relations Face A Stress Test In Idlib
Influential Russian Blogger El Murid: Putin Talks About The Protests From France, Not While In Russia; 'Basically, What Does He Have To Say?'
Russia This Week – Focus On Defense – August 22, 2019
Gazeta.ru: Venezuela First US-Russia Confrontation Line Since The Cold War
Russian Expert Kortunov On The JCPOA: Russia Can Help Iran At The Political Level, But It Cannot Replace Europe As A Driver Of Iran's Economic Development
Trio Of Russian Expatriate Economists: Russia's Economy Will Not Crash But Growth Will Remain Feeble
Russia This Week – Focus On Russia's Foreign Relations – May 13, 2019
Russian Expert Sushentsov: Russia-West Phony Cold War
Russia This Week – Focus On Russia's Foreign Relations – May 10, 2019
Russia-Venezuela Relations – An Update – Part II
Russia-Venezuelan Relations – An Update – Part I
Russia This Week – Focus On Russia-China Relations – May 2, 2019
Russia This Week – Focus On Vladimir Putin – Kim Jong-un Summit – April 25, 2019
Columnist In Syrian Daily Close To Assad Regime: As Russia-Iran Disagreements In Syria Increase, Each One Pressures Regime To Accept Its Initiative For The Region
Russia This Week – Focus On New World Order – April 17, 2019
Russian Historian Solovey: Russian Elite Regards Itself As Superior Species To Average Russian, But It Is Kept In Line By Arbitrary Arrests
Russian Expert Golts: Rising Tension Between Russia And NATO Can Turn The Black Sea Into A Battlefield; The Balance Of Power Favors Moscow
Russia This Week – Focus On The Arctic – April 11, 2019
Russian Political Analyst Yevgeny Satanovsky: The De-Americanization Of Europe Is Critical; U.S. Would Pay With Territory, Military Facilities, Civilian Population For 'Anti-Russian Activities'
Russian Expert Khaldey: Russia's Post-Putin Ruling Class Is Maturing In The Womb Of Moscow's Confrontation With The West
Russia This Week – Focus On The Mueller Investigation Aftermath – April 3, 2019
The Secretary Of Russia's Security Council, Patrushev: The Modern World Order Has Outgrown The Time When The Sole Dominance Of Any State Was Possible
Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov: A New Era In Arms Control Has Begun
Influential Blogger El-Murid: The Two Russian Military Planes That Landed In Venezuela Show That Russia Wants To Transform A Civil Conflict Into An International Military Confrontation
A Russian Perspective On The Ukrainian Elections – Russian TV Anchor Kiselev: If 'Porky' [Poroshenko] Wins A Second Term It Will Be Mayhem
Reactions To Poroshenko's Statements About 'Returning' Crimea – Russian Official: We Should Have Taken Crimea In 1991
Russia This Week – Focus On Belarus And Ukraine – March 24, 2019
Russian Senator Kosachev: The Choice Of The Crimean People Is Irreversible
Influential Russian Blogger El-Murid: Sanctions On Rosneft Over Venezuela Would Make War Inevitable Unless Putin Wisely Caves
Russian Policy Expert: A Dress Rehearsal For The Transfer Of Power In Russia Is Taking Place Now In Astana, Kazakhstan, With President Nazarbayev's Resignation
Russia This Week – Focus On The Arctic – March 18, 2019
Russian First Deputy Defense Minister Gerasimov: 'Our Response' Is Based On The 'Active Defense Strategy'; 'We Must Act Quickly' To ' Preempt The Enemy... Identify His Vulnerabilities, And Create Threats Of Unacceptable Damage To It'
Russia This Week – Focus On Russia's Bilateral Relations – March 11, 2019
Putin And The Elite – Russian Expert Khaldey: Putin Hasn't The Resources To Undermine The System; In 2024, A New Anti-Liberal Elite Will Come To Power
After Threatening The U.S., Russian State-Owned Media Say It Was All 'A Joke'
Moscow May Ditch The Astana Format For The Russian-Israeli One
Influential Blogger El-Murid: Moscow Is Blackmailing Washington, But Russia Can't Destroy America With A Couple Of 'Zircons'
Russia This Week – Focus On Russia's Bilateral Relations – February 26, 2019
Reactions To Putin's Address To The National Assembly: The Old Tune About The Good Tsar And The Bad Boyars Has Been Dinned Into Our Heads
Struggle Between Russia, Iran For Control Over Syria's Centers Of Power
A Common Europe Stretching From Lisbon to Vladivostok No Longer Appeals To Putin; Europe Must First Preserve Its Own Civilization
Russia Has No Allies
Reports: Personnel Changes In Top Syrian Security Echelons – Under Russian Pressure
The Farce Of Iran's Breach Of Limit On Enriched Uranium: U.S. Never Had, Nor Does It Have Today, Any Clue Where The 8.5 Tons Of Enriched Uranium Ostensibly Shipped Out Of Iran In 2015 Are; Moreover, Russia Provided Iran With 200 Tons Of Yellowcake
Contrary To The Understandings Reached With Russia, Iranian And Iran-Affiliated Forces Are Participating In The Fighting In Southern Syria
Iran Faces Strategic Decision – Whether To Respond To Israel's Operations Against Its Military Expansion In Syria, Which Could Lead To Iran-Israel War
Syrian Regime After Syrian Congress Of National Dialogue In Sochi: 'The Victor Sets The Conditions – And We Are The Victor'
Apprehension In Syrian Opposition That Sochi Conference Aims To Establish New Political Framework For Syria Solution, Preserve Assad's Regime
The November 10, 2017 Trump-Putin Joint Statement Allows Iran To Deploy Forces Close To Israel's Border – Posing An Existential Threat To Israel's Security
Trump's 'New Strategy On Iran': The Price Of Indecision Is Accepting The Reality Of A Nuclear Iran, With Its Regional Expansion – Which Will Result In Escalation Of Its Political And Military Activity Against The U.S.
'Iran Diplomacy' Following Tripartite U.S.-Russia-Turkey Military Chiefs of Staff Meeting: 'If You Aren't Sitting At The Table, You Are Being Eaten At The Table'
Russian Efforts To Exclude U.S., Europe From Political Solution In Syria And Create A Framework For Bypassing Geneva I
Reports In Arab Media On Russian Draft Constitution For Syria - Analysis And Reactions
Anti-NATO Cartoons In Pro-Kremlin Russian Media
Anti-U.S. Cartoons In Russia's Pro-Kremlin Media
Arab Press Reports On U.S.-Russia Understandings Allowing Assad To Remain In Power In Syria During Transitional Phase
Understanding Russian Political Ideology And Vision: A Call For Eurasia, From Lisbon To Vladivostok
Cartoons In Gulf Press Criticize Russia's Military Intervention In Syria
Russian President Putin: Russia Will Withdraw Most Of Its Military From Syria – But Russian Activity At Tartus Naval Base And Hmeymim Airbase Will Continue As Before
In Iraq, Public Debate Over Russian Involvement, Disappointment At U.S. Failure Against ISIS
Iran At The Crossroads: Between Russia And The U.S.
Russian Presidential Candidate: I Would Like to Be Tsar and Will Eliminate Those Who Impede Russia's Development
Former Senior KGB Official Reveals Behind-the-Scenes Stories of the Days of Perestroika
Senior Russian TV Host: I'm Not Racist, The BBC Is a Racist Garbage Dump
Chief Negotiator for Aleppo Opposition Factions Reveals Disagreements between Russia and Iran against Backdrop of Evacuation of Aleppo
Senior Russian TV Host: Next to Melania, Michelle Looked Like a Housekeeper Who Had Just Taken Off Her Apron
Russian President Putin: Our Prostitutes Are the Best in the World, But I Doubt Trump Took the Bait
Russian Defense Minister Shoigu on Ashton Carter's Remarks: He Confused Our Two Countries
Russian Chief of Staff Valery Gerasimov: We Are Diminishing Our Military Presence in Syria
Russian Monk: "Kikes" Downed the Russian Plane as a Ritual Sacrifice for Hanukkah
Egyptian Host on Saudi TV Channel Celebrates Assassination of "Crusader Pig" Russian Ambassador, Calls for Assassination of Russian, U.S., and Other Ambassadors in All Islamic Countries
Russian Military Expert: Obama Administration Benefits from Murder of Our Ambassador to Turkey
Kuwaiti MP Waleed Tabtabaie and Colleagues Demonstrate Opposite Russian Embassy: We Spit on Putin and the Russian Ambassador
ISIS Video Shows Russian Base Captured in Palmyra; Fighter: We Shall Conquer Russia Tomorrow
Senior Russian TV Host: Trump Spared the Lives of His Adversaries in the Press
Russian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson: People from Clinton's Elections Team Visited Moscow Many Times
Prominent Russian Media Personality: Putin Sees Himself as Batman
Senior Russian TV Host: The U.S. Establishment May Not Recognize the Elections Results If Trump Wins
Putin's Press Secretary: If Assad Leaves, There Will Be New Terror Attacks in Europe
Duma Defense Committee Chairman: Direct U.S.-Russian Confrontation Likely; Iskander Missiles Target European Missile Defense
Russian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson: U.S. Implements Scorched Earth Policy
Russian FM Spokesperson: Kerry's UNSC Speech on Syria Was a Poor Show
Senior Russian TV Host Dmitri Kisiliov: They May Kill Trump
Russian Parliamentary Candidate to Former Russian PM: You Represent U.S. Interests
Russian President Putin: The U.S. Has to Cancel the Sanctions against Us
Russian Ex-Parliamentary Liberal Politician: The Tsar Should Be Impaled
Russian Communist Party Leader: Disqualifying Our Paralympics Team Is Part of the West's Full-Scale War of Extermination against Us
Russian Ambassador to Iran Levan Dzhagaryan: Iran Approved Our Use of Its Airbase for Strikes in Syria
Former Soviet Navy Commander: The Americans Only Respect the Powerful; As Submarine Commander, I Saw UFOs
Russian Journalist Maxim Shevchenko: We Support a Federation in Syria
Russian Ambassador to Lebanon: Withdrawing Our Troops from Syria Encouraged the Opposition to Come to the Negotiating Table
ISIS Suicide Bombers Threaten "to Raid" Moscow
Russian Muslim Designer Celebrates Syria Ceasefire with a New Collection
Syrian Sculptor Iyad Bilal Creates Bust of Russian Pilot of Plane Downed by Turkey
Patriarch Kirill, Head of Russian Orthodox Church: Ties between Russian and American Christians May Improve Political Relations between the Two Countries

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The Mask Drops: Russia Reveals Itself As Israel's Enemy
The Trump-Putin Summit: A Troubling History Of Human Rights Abuses Should Be Added To The Agenda
Quo Vadis, Macron?
Why Is Russia In Syria?
Let's Make A Deal – But Do The Russians Want One?
Russia-Developed Texas-Based Encrypted Communication App Zello: Growing In Popularity Among Jihadis – And Growing In Usage In Terror Attacks; Zello CEO Declines MEMRI Advice, Leaves Jihadi Content On Platform
Putin's Syria Illusion: Healing Historical Wounds, Resetting The Course Of History
The Russia-Iran Axis: An Existential Threat To Israel –
The Russia-Iran Axis: An Existential Threat To Israel's Security –
The Gap Separating Intelligence Assessment From Statesmanship
While The Administration Slept, Others Plotted
Adding Russian To MEMRI's Priority Languages
The Elephant In The Room