3 Aug, 2017

Russia in Libya: From Authoritarian Stability to Consensus Settlement

Yury Barmin | 03 August 2017 | TR

With the conflict in Libya proving to be hard to resolve through U.N. mediation, outside powers, including Russia, see an opportunity to facilitate the settlement of the crisis and serve their own interests by doing so.
Russia in Libya: From Authoritarian Stability to Consensus Settlement2020-08-10T18:13:56+03:00
13 Jun, 2017

Can Russia Reach a Consensus on Syria with Trump?

Leonid M. Issaev | 13 June 2017

Despite the fact that there was no more convenient interlocutor for negotiations than John Kerry, the victory of Donald Trump in the American presidential elections gave the Russian leadership hope for an improvement in Russian-American relations in general and reaching a compromise on Syria in particular.
Can Russia Reach a Consensus on Syria with Trump?2020-08-10T18:02:50+03:00
24 Feb, 2017

The Politics of Oil: How Russia Pursues Its Energy Dream in the Middle East

Yury Barmin | 24 February 2017 | AR | TR

Against the backdrop of instability in the global energy industry, Moscow is seeking to consolidate its share of the oil and gas markets as well as ensure that its revenue stream from the oil trade does not thin out.
The Politics of Oil: How Russia Pursues Its Energy Dream in the Middle East2020-08-10T18:13:24+03:00
26 Jan, 2017

Russia And Egypt: Opportunities In Bilateral Relations & The Limits Of Cooperation

Leonid M. Issaev | 26 January 2017

Following the collapse of the Soviet Union, relations between Egypt and Russia underwent a period of "stagnation" characterized by a weak level of interaction, as well as the decay of the old relations and forms of cooperation.
Russia And Egypt: Opportunities In Bilateral Relations & The Limits Of Cooperation2020-08-15T13:11:21+03:00
23 Jan, 2017

From Ideology to Pragmatism: How Putin Changed Russia’s Focus in the Middle East

Yury Barmin | 23 January 2017

The success of the Russian military in Syria against all odds has reignited the debate as to what guides Vladimir Putin in the Middle East and whether Syria is only a harbinger of its ambitions.
From Ideology to Pragmatism: How Putin Changed Russia’s Focus in the Middle East2021-06-10T15:26:56+03:00
23 Aug, 2016

The Turkish-Russian Reconciliation Process: The Implications For The Middle East

Emre Ersen | 23 August 2016 | AR | TR

Throughout the 2000s, Turkey and Russia developed very close political and economic links. Both sides tried to maintain good relations even after the Arab uprisings and despite their growing differences over the Syrian civil war, but this became an impossible task after November 24, 2015,
The Turkish-Russian Reconciliation Process: The Implications For The Middle East2020-08-10T19:24:06+03:00
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