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
Putin To Pompeo: Mueller's Investigation Produced A Deterioration In Russia-US Ties, I Hope The Situation Is Changing Today
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
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"
Russia This Week – Focus On The Mueller Investigation Aftermath – April 3, 2019
Russian TV: "Washington does not believe in its missile defense system and is trying to 'catch up' with Russia"
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
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
Russian Ambassador To Lebanon: 'American Rampage' May Lead To Nuclear War; Our Cooperation With Iran In Syria Is Ongoing
Russia's Orbit – Influential Russian Blogger El-Murid: The Kremlin's Blackmailing Leaves Lukashenko With No Other Choice But To Seek Out Other Centers Of Power In The West
Russia's Orbit – Ukrainian Expert Khara: Why Share Power And Money With Lukashenko If It Is Better To Swallow His Country? Russia's Expansionist Policy Will Exhaust Its Resources
Russia's Orbit – Belarus President Lukashenko: The Issue Of Unifying Belarus With Russia Is Not On The Current Agenda
Russia This Week – Focus On Estonia – January 10, 2019
Russian Expert Timofeev: In Military-Political Terms, The Modern World Is Multipolar, The Challenge of 2019 Is To Extend Multipolarism To The U.S.-Controlled Global Financial System
Russia This Week – Focus On Russia's Policies For The New Year – January 7, 2019
Russian Expert Frolov: A Russian Military Base In Venezuela Does Not Make Any Sense
Russian Anti-Liberal Think Tank Cheers Turkey-Iran-Qatar Entente As Replacement For 'Demonic' US-Israel-Saudi Arabia Trio
Russian Liberal Politician Yavlinsky's Year In Review: Putin And The Void
Putin's Annual End-Of-The-Year News Conference – Russian Commentators: 'The Questions Reeked Of Idiocy With A Dash Of Hopelessness'; Real Journalists Did Not Manage To Attend The Event
2018 Editor's Picks: MEMRI TV Clips From The Russian Media Studies Project
Russia This Week – Focus On Russia's Defense – December 24, 2018
Deputy FM Ryabkov: Russia Will Not Ignore The Possible Deployment Of US Medium- And Short-Range Missiles Threatening Us And Our Allies; Russia Has All The Necessary Forces And Means To Beat Back Any Aggressor
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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