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
Russian Expert Migunov: Russia Needs Time To Exit The Dollar – A Rapid De-Dollarization Of International Trade Will Not Succeed
Director Of The Russian Ministry Of Finance's Department For External Controls Timofeev: De-Dollarization Is A Hard Path; It Is More Profitable To Pay Directly In Dollars
Russian President's Special Envoy To Syria Lavrentiev: In The Fight In Syria, We Don't Have Any Differences In Approaches With Iran
Russia This Week – Focus On Domestic Policy – August 16, 2019
Russian Analyst Makarkin: Moscow's Youth Perceives The Sanctity Of Power As An Anomaly; But With No Political Agenda The Protests Are Doomed To Fade With Time
Russian Expert Safarov: Russia Will Put An End To American Domination In The Persian Gulf
Russia This Week – Focus On Protests In Russia – August 8, 2019
Chairman of Russia's Liberal Yabloko Party: Those Who Claim That The 'Street' Represents A Direct Road To Regime Change Are Lying
Russian Economist Inozemtsev: It's Economic Distress, Stupid
Russia This Week – Focus On Protests In Russia – August 1, 2019
Russian Media Outlet Versia.ru: Experts Fear That The S-400 Delivery To Turkey May Lead To Secret Technologies Leaking; Recent History Shows That Turkey Can Suddenly Turn From Friend To Foe
Russian Expert Inozemtsev: The Recent Protests Do Not Threaten The Russian Authorities; The Majority Of The Population Does Not Perceive Putin As A Usurper Of Power
Russia This Week – Focus On S-400 Delivery To Turkey – July 25, 2019
Russian Duma Member Alexander Yushchenko: U.S. War with Iran Would Be a "Dangerous Venture" That Could "Lead to End of Civilization"
Duma Speaker Volodin Proposes Amending The Russian Constitution To Upgrade Duma's Powers
Russian Military Expert Felgenhauer: Turkey Is No Ally
Russian Political Scientist Solovey: The Situation Is 'Fraught' With 'Social Cataclysm'; Sentiments In Russia Are Increasingly Starting To Bear A Distinct Anti-Putin Character
Head Of Russia's Central Bank Nabiullina Disagrees With Putin: The Main Constraints On The Russian Economy's Development Are Internal Factors, Not External Ones
Russia-China Relations – Gazeta.ru: Russia And China Need Each Other More Than Ever In The Context Of Trade War Against The U.S.
Russia This Week – June 24, 2018
Russia-China Relations – Russian Expert Lomanov: 'The West's Transition To A Sanctions And Containment Discourse Is Forcing Russia And China To Put Their Own Interests First'
Criticism Of Russia In Iran: 'Russia Must Not Interfere In Syria's Internal Affairs'; If Russia 'Wants To Stand [Against Us], We Will Surely Stand Against It'
Russia's Defense – Tsargrad.tv: The Russian Fleet Rehearsed A Massive Nuclear Strike Against The U.S.
Russia In The World – Russia-Spain Relations – Russian News Agency Sputnik: New Spanish FM Borrell Is No Friend Of Russia
Russia This Week – June 18, 2018
Russia This Week – June 14, 2018
Russia-NATO Update – Ria.ru's Analyst Danilov: Macron Challenged the U.S. View On NATO, By Recognizing Mistakes With Russia; He Is Courageous
Russia In The World – Russia-Bulgaria Reconciliation – Bulgaria's President Radev: 'No Sanctions Are Forever'; Bulgaria's PM Borisov Apologizes For Failure Of South Stream: 'I Am To Blame For Creating Certain Tensions'
Russia-NATO Update – Reactions To Poland's Offer To Secure A Permanent U.S. Base On Its Soil
Russia In The World – Russia-Austria Relations – Russian Expert Danilov: Russia Is Not Isolated
Russia In The World – Russia-Italy Relations – Italian Prime Minister: Italian Government Supports A Revision Of The Sanctions Against Russia
Putin On Russia's Interference In Europe – Putin: 'We Keep 40% Of Our Gold And Currency Reserves In Euro'
Russian Finance Minister Siluanov: If The EU Refuses To Support The U.S. Economic Pressure On Russia – Moscow Will Help EU Start De-Dollarization
Russia This Week – June 5, 2018
Russia In The World – Russia-France Relations – Macron: 'Our Dialogue With Russia Is One Link In This Independent Policy, As Well As Our Belonging To Democratic And Sovereign Europe – Just Like Our Alliance With The U.S.'
Putin At St. Petersburg International Economic Forum: 'State Sovereignty And National Identity Have Unconditional Value' – Part I
Quo Vadis, Macron?
Russian Newspaper Izvestia: 'It Is Too Early To Say Now That Moscow And Tehran Have Had A Falling Out'
Reactions To Putin's Announcement On Constant Kalibr Cruise Missile Deployment In The Mediterranean Sea
Russia This Week – May 27, 2018
Facebook Page Of Khmeimim Russian Airbase Polls Followers On Withdrawing Foreign Forces From Syria
Russian Intellectual Lukyanov: Europe Without America
Russian-German Relations As Seen From Poland – Polish Newspaper 'Rzeczpospolita': When Trump Goes Away, We Will Be Left Facing Increasingly Pro-Russian Germans
Russia This Week – May 22, 2018 – Part II
Russia This Week – May 21, 2018 – Part I
Russian Military Analyst: A Conflict Is Brewing Between The Syrian Special Services And The Russian Military Police
Russian Scholar Sushentsov: It Is Necessary To Put Aside The Secrecy And Make The Russian Presence And Influence Obvious In The United States
Why Is Russia In Syria?
Russia This Week – May 15, 2018 – Part II
Russia This Week – May 13, 2018 – Part I
Russian Reactions On Trump's Decision To Exit The Nuclear Deal
Putin's Fourth Term
Former Russian Ambassador To Qatar Titorenko: Qaradhawi Urged Al-Jazeera To Air Gory Arab Spring Footage And Said Qatari Rulers Would Eventually Be Ousted; Hamad Bin Jassim Orchestrated Deterioration Of Bilateral Relations
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 Politician Evgeniy Tarlo: The West – Intellectual Degenerates, Moral Perverts; We Need to Lead the Third World to Oppose U.S. Hegemony
Russian State TV: Being a Traitor Jeopardizes Your Health
First Round of Presidential Debates in Russia: You Disgusting Whore!
Popular Mood in Russia: Putin Never Gives Up!
Russian MP Tamara Pletneva on Upcoming Presidential Elections: There Are Only Falsifications
Russian Political Analyst Viacheslav Matuzov: I believe Russia gave the Syrian Army the Green Light to Down the Israeli F-16
Russian Political Analyst and Economist Mikhail Delyagin: The U.S. Is a Major Terrorist and Should Be Beaten Like a Dog
Syria-Based Jihadi Cleric 'Abdallah Al-Muhaysini Celebrates Downing Of Russian Fighter Jet In Idlib
Children In Song To Putin: We Are Ready For 'The Last Battle' At Your Order; 'We Shall Bring Alaska Back To The Harbor Of The Homeland'
In New Video, Russian-Speaking ISIS Fighter Declares New "Battalion," Threatens Terrorist Attacks in Russia
Russian President Putin: Communism Is No Different from Christianity
Russian Ambassador to Lebanon Alexander Zasypkin: The Issue of Iranian and Hizbullah Forces on the Israeli Border Exaggerated; We Want to Complete War on Terror
Russian Ambassador in Lebanon Reminisces about the Days of the U.S.S.R.: We Cared about Human Rights More Than in Other Countries
"Donald Trump" Paraded on Dog Leash in Streets of St. Petersburg
Russian Deputy FM: The Americans Want Us to Be on Their Hook
Former Russian Ambassador to the U.S.: America Is Mentally Sick
Russian Opposition Leader Accused of Being Non-Patriot and Non-Nationalist
Putin's Spokesman: The NYT Are Fairy-Tale Tellers
Russian Ambassador to Lebanon Alexander Zasypkin: The Americans Still Harbor the Idea of Toppling the Syrian Regime
Russian Political Expert: Trump May Not Be Clever Enough to Get Results from Putin
Russian LDPR Party Leader: Trump Is Politically Impotent, Melania Is a Bitch
Russian Military Commentator: We Should Point Caliber Missiles at America's Fat Ass
Russian Ambassador to Israel: We Do Not Consider Hamas and Hizbullah to Be Terrorists at All
Russian TV Host: It Is Our Sacred National Duty to Be an Empire
Russian TV Satire on Trump's ME Visit: Melania's Bottom for $280 Billion
Russian TV News Item On Rothschild Family Uses Nazi Footage
Russian MP: Wipe Our Streets Clean of LGBTs and Liberals, Send Drug Addicts to "Medical Labor Camps"
Russia Today TV Host and Middle East Expert: U.S. Leaders Who Demand Action against Russian Media Need Psychiatric Evaluation
Russian Fighters with Anti-Regime Forces in Syria: We Have Come Here to Protect Women and Children
Russian Senator Alexey Pushkov: Western Liberal Democracy Is a Liberal Dictatorship
Senior Russian TV Host on "Moonlight" Oscar Win: Protagonist Should Have Been Given HIV
Russian National Security Council Consultant: The Rothschilds Are Behind French Presidential Candidate Macron
Russian Defense Minister: The British Lion Will Not Tell Our Bear What to Do
Retired Russian General Staff Colonel: We Should Stop Saber-Rattling
Russian Deputy PM: We Will Rip Apart the U.S. Missile Defense System
Russian Presidential Candidate: I Would Like to Be Tsar and Will Eliminate Those Who Impede Russia's Development

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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