Vladimir Sazhin

Russian Federation

Senior Fellow at the Institute of Oriental Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences


Three Paths for Iran After Khamenei
The age and deteriorating health of Ayatollah Khamenei breed speculation about the future of Iran after the passing of the Supreme Leader. Valdai Club experts Vladimir Sazhin and Alexander Maryasov
Russia-Iran: Memorandums of Understanding or Real Contracts?
March 27 marks the beginning of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s two-day visit to Moscow. According to the official agenda, he will discuss "the whole complex of issues of Russian-Iranian
Will Trump's Rhetoric Ruin the Nuclear Deal with Iran?
Donald Trump is hardly ready to withdraw the United States from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). However, in the course of implementation the United States is likely to slow

Vladimir Sazhin
Russia and Iran: Military Air Turbulence
Many experts can not find an explanation why the Russian reaction to harsh statements by the Iranian Defense Minister was so soft.

Vladimir Sazhin
Baku - Moscow – Tehran: Geopolitical Alliance?
On August 8, 2016, Baku hosted the first-ever trilateral summit of Azerbaijan, Iran and Russia. According to experts, this meeting shows the real interest of Baku, Moscow and Tehran to bring the
Iran after Sanctions: How to Build Up Trade Ties
The competition and struggle for the Iranian market between different countries, companies and firms becomes tougher.

Vladimir Sazhin