Alexander Maryasov

Russian Federation

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Russia to Iran (2001-2005)


Can the Iran Nuclear Deal Survive?
Most likely, no one will dare give a confident answer to this question. Too many factors could influence the future of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).
Iran Betrayed, Europe Disappointed
The US trade sanctions may be enforced in the autumn of 2018, and it is still a question whether Europe will be strong enough to withstand them. Based on Trump’s attitude, the measures are going to be
What Awaits the Iranian Nuclear Deal?
Donald Trump rejects the policy pursued by the previous US President Barack Obama for a politico-diplomatic settlement of the Iranian nuclear issue and the gradual involvement of Iran into the Western
Do Russian-Iranian Relations Constitute a Strategic Partnership?
Current relations between the Russian Federation and the Islamic Republic of Iran are characterized by increased activity and dynamism, as well as expanded political, diplomatic, economic, cultural,
Afghanistan: Stabilization Is Far Away
The Taliban movement most likely will try to preserve its independence and Afghan identity, hoping if not to overthrow the current government, then to get a possible power sharing within the framework
US Attempts to Isolate Iran Still Fail
While Russia and the European Union firmly support the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) to resolve the Iranian nuclear issue, the United States is trying by means of sanctions to
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


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