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
Former Kremlin Speechwriter Gallyamov: Russian Authorities Are Preparing The Ground For The 'Next Largest Geopolitical Catastrophe Of The Century'
S-400 Delivery To Turkey – AKP Mouthpiece Yeni Safak Columnist: We Must Avoid Rendering Turkey Dependent On Russia, Moscow Cannot Act Independently From The Jewish Forces And May Push Us Into A Trap
Russia This Week – Focus On Russia's Foreign Relations – July 15, 2019
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
Putin's Address To Russia's Federation Council: Russia Will Target The US If The Americans Deploy Medium And Short Range Missiles In Europe
Dugin Vs Surkov: Putinism Won't Last Forever; Putin Is Only A Compromise Between The Elites And The People
Russia This Week – Focus On Russia's Bilateral Relations – February 20, 2019
Russian Expert Shumilin: The Absence Of Common Measures Characterized The Sochi Summit On Syria
Reactions To Surkov's Article: This Is The Reasoning Of German Leaders In The 30s
Putinism 001: 'Kremlin Ideologist' Surkov Explains How Russia Plays With The Westerners' Brains, And Offers An Alternative And More Honest Model
Russia This Week – Focus On The INF Suspension – February 12, 2019
Influential Russian Blogger El Murid: Russian And American Goals In Venezuelan Oil Coincide, But Russia Sides With China Against Its Own Interest
Top Russian Journalist: Russia Must Prepare For Post-American Afghanistan
An Overview Of The INF Treaty And Its Suspension
An Overview Of The INF Suspension – Russian Expert Korotchenko: If The Americans Place Medium And Shorter Range Missiles In Estonia, A Blow To St. Petersburg Can Be Delivered In Three Minutes – Russia Needs A 'Mirror Response'
Russian Expert Shumilin: 'Iran Is No Longer The Ally Of Russia'
Russian Expert Rogov On The Suspension Of The INF Treaty: We Can Inflict An Intolerable Blow On The Americans
Russia This Week – Focus On The INF Treaty – February 3, 2019
Russia In The World – Russia's Moscow-Caracas 'Golden Flight'
Russia In The World – Reactions To The Venezuelan Crisis: The American Blitzkrieg Has Failed – Part II
Russia In The World – Official Russian Reactions To The Venezuela Crisis – Russian FM Lavrov: The U.S. Interfered So Blatantly In Venezuela's Domestic Affairs That A Mueller-Type Commission Is Superfluous – Part I
Russia's Orbit – Reactions To Putin's Visit To Serbia: Serbia Is No NATO Protectorate; Russia Should Not Accept Calls For Compromise On Kosovo
Putin's Visit To Serbia A Rousing Success; No One Expected Otherwise
Russia In The World – Japan-Russia Peace Treaty – Russian Expert Streltsov: Fate Of Kuril Islands Negotiations Unpredictable; A Deterioration of Japan-Russia Relations Would Benefit China
Russia This Week – Focus On Russia's Bilateral Relations – January 18, 2019
Russia In The World – Brazil-Russia Relations – Influential Blogger El-Murid: With Bolsonaro's Presidency, The BRICS Is Becoming Trump's Tool For Promoting His New World Order
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.
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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