Russia This Week – Focus On Russia's Bilateral Relations – December 13, 2019
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
Russia This Week – July 1, 2018
Analyst Bovt: Trump And Putin Can Get Things Moving
Russian Ambassador To Lebanon: Iran's Presence In Syria Is Legitimate; U.S. Supports Terrorists In Syria
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
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.
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
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

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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