Former Russian Diplomat Veronika Krasheninnikova on Iranian TV: U.S. Presence in the Middle East Must Be Made Difficult and Costly
Russian Journalist Petr Akopov: Russians Are Disappointed With Donald Trump But That Can Change
Russian Expert Vladislav Inozemtsev: Putin Is Not Today's Asian Leader, He Is Yesterday's European Leader
Russia This Week – Focus On Russia's Bilateral Relations – December 8, 2019
Russian Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev Surveys Russia's Security In The Contemporary World
Contemporary Russian Thinkers Series – Russian Anti-Liberal Philosopher Alexander Dugin Articulates Russia's Unofficial Ideology: Eurasianism
Russia's Accounts Chamber Head Alexei Kudrin: Economic Growth Is Impossible Without Investing In People
Russian Economist Vladislav Inozemtsev: Russia's Megaprojects, Whose Effectiveness Are Not Obvious, Pose Serious Problems For The Country's Economy
Russia This Week – November 26, 2019
Russian Intellectual Andrey Kortunov: The West Is Questioning Globalization And Sliding Into Protectionism; In The Future The Aggregate Non-West May Become The Main Driver Of the Globalization Processes
Russia This Week – Focus On Russia's Bilateral Relations – November 21, 2019
Russian Expert Andrey Baklitsky: Russia's Assistance In Creating A Chinese Missile Attack Warning System Will Affect US-China Relations; The System Will Be Focused On The US
Russian Journalist Petr Akopov: Macron Began To Identify Russia's Place In The World Arena; However, Europe Strategically Needs Russia Much More Than We Need Europe
Russia This Week – Focus On Multilateralism And Russia's Bilateral Relations – November 14, 2019
Russian Journalist Petr Akopov: Russians Have Begun To Forget Their Difficult Past; However, The Past Is Worth Remembering To Avoid Repeating Mistakes, Including The One That Led To The USSR's Collapse
Russian Senator Andrei Klimov: The West Wants To Create A Russian Version Of 'Juan Guaido' They Will Toss Him Into The Political Arena When Social Instability Will Be At Its Peak; But Russia Won't Allow It
Russia This Week – November 7, 2019
Russian Expert Petr Akopov: Homage To Yevgeny Primakov, The Promoter Of A Multipolar World, Who Taught Russia To Assert Its Interests
Russian Expert Danilov: State Disinformation Will Lead Russia Over A Cliff
Russia This Week – Focus On Russia's Foreign Relations – November 3, 2019
Russian Journalist Mardan: Globalism Is A Far Stronger Threat To Russia Than For The West
Contemporary Russian Thinkers Series – Part I – Renowned Russian Academic Sergey Karaganov On Russia And Democracy
Russian Analyst Khramchikhin: Russia-China Military Cooperation Is Subject To Serious Limitations; The Main Issue Is The Mutual Distrust Between The Two Sides
Influential Russian Blogger El Murid: When Putin Started This War In Syria, His Task Was Simple: We Go In, We Win; But Erdogan Didn't Play Fair And Forced Russia To Improvise
Russian Media Outlet Nezavisimaya Gazeta: National Projects Are Becoming An Uncomfortable Topic For The Authorities; State Injections Will Not Reanimate A Moribund Economy
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
Russia This Week – Focus On Russia's Foreign Relations – July 10, 2019
Russian Economic Expert Inozemtsev: Putin's National Projects Lack Both Grandeur And Specifics
Russia This Week – Focus On Russia-US Relations – July 2, 2019
Russia This Week – Focus On Russia's Foreign Relations – June 25, 2019
Russia-Iran Relations – Russian Media Outlet Vesti.ru: How Iran Was 'Defrauded' By Russia Of 3.2 Trillion Dollars
Russia This Week – Focus On Russia's Foreign Relations – June 20, 2019
Russian Reactions To The Attacks On Tankers In The Gulf Of Oman: Once Again, We Are Witnessing Events Being 'Shaped' By Washington
Russian Consultant Shklyarov: Any Scenario Involving Putin Leaving The Presidency In 2024 Bears Much Greater Risks Than The Preservation Of The Status Quo
Russia This Week – Focus On Russia's Foreign Relations – June 16, 2019
Pro-Kremlin Russian Experts: We Cannot Trust The US In Any Deal Against Iran; After The US Solves The Iranian Issue, Washington Will Come After Russia
Russian Expert Mirzayan: 'Dumping' Iran Would Be Mistaken, Since Russia Doesn't Know What The US Will Offer In Return
Russia-US-Israel Meeting – Russian Expert Frolov: Moscow Willing To Play A Notable Mediation Role Between The US And Iran; The Question Is What Moscow Is Going To Get From Trump For This Service
Influential Russian Blogger El Murid: Decision Not To Invite Putin To The 75th D-Day Anniversary Is No Surprise, Since Even The Kremlin Disassociates Itself From The Soviet Union, Which Won WWII
Russia This Week – Focus On Russia-China Relations – June 3, 2019
Russian Media Outlet Gazeta.ru: US-China Trade War Will Bring Down Russian Economy
Russia This Week – Focus On Russia's Foreign Relations – May 30, 2019
Russian Military Academy Official At Lebanese Embassy Event Marking Israel's Withdrawal From Lebanon In 2000: Hizbullah Burned The Israeli Tanks Just As Our Army Burned The Nazi Tanks In WWII
Russian Expert Bordachev: A Russian Dialogue, For Strategic Reasons, With European Right-Wingers Will Require A Radical Makeover Of The Friend-Or-Foe Approach Forged In World War II
Russian Expert Lukyanov: The Austrian Populist Freedom Party Genuinely Loves Putin; Yet, It's Dangerous For Russia To Rely On Such 'Human Material'
Russia This Week – Focus On Russia's Foreign Relations – May 22, 2019
Russian Expert Lukyanov: Russia-US Relations Are Characterized Not By One Systemic Conflict As During The Cold War, But By A Series Of Non-Systemic Conflicts
Influential Russian Blogger El Murid: Russia's Relationship With Iran Is 'Ad Hoc'; Putin Will Not Stick Up For Iran
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
Contemporary Russian Thinkers Series – Russian Anti-Liberal Philosopher Alexander Dugin Articulates Russia's Unofficial Ideology: Eurasianism
Contemporary Russian Thinkers Series – Part I – Renowned Russian Academic Sergey Karaganov On Russia And Democracy
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.
Patriarch Kirill, Head of Russian Orthodox Church: Ties between Russian and American Christians May Improve Political Relations between the Two Countries
Ceremony Held in Russia to Mark the Anniversary of the Iranian Revolution
Russian Diplomat Maria Khodynskaya-Golenishcheva: De Mistura Must Fix His Mistakes before Talks over Syria Can Be Resumed
Former Russian Energy Minister Yuri Shafranik: U.S. Priorities 'Are Directed Today toward Iran'
Russian Ambassador to Kuwait: We Are Moving from the Hegemony of a Single Country to a Multipolar Stage
Russian Grand Mufti during Visit to Iraq: Even in the Days of Communism, We Managed to Protect Our Religion and Unity
Ex-Inmate Shaker Aamer to Russia Today TV: Families Should Refuse to Send Their Sons to Serve in Guantanamo
Russia Today TV 10th Anniversary Clip: In 2035, Obama, Kerry Forgotten Old Timers, Snowden President
Footage: Russia Destroys Hundreds of Oil Trucks in Syria
ISIS Militants Distribute Candy to Celebrate "Downing" of Russian Plane, Threaten Putin with Attacks in Russia
Foreign Fighters in Syria: Syria Will Be the Graveyard of the Russians
Australian Islamic Leader Al-Wahwah: Syria Will Become the Graveyard of the Russian Czars and the Infidel West
Blooper: Egyptian TV Host Ahmed Moussa Mistakes Video Game Footage for Russian Airstrikes in Syria

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Quo Vadis, Macron?
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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