Russia backs non-dollar trade with Turkey, no promise of help amid lira crisis
“Options for liberalisation of mutual trade look possible. Russia is quite a capacious market for Turkish goods,” said Yaroslav Lissovolik, Program Director with Russia’s Valdai Discussion Club, a
The Perils of Small-Group Thinking
“If deterrence fails, the task of the armed forces is to implement assigned missions as massively and effectively as possible. A hint of this traditional way of thinking emerged from Putin’s speech at
Putin Hints Russia Could Organize Africa Summit
Definitely, time was needed to solve all those issues, Lavrov said and suggested, both Russia and Africa could start with experts’ meetings, for example, within the framework of the St Petersburg
Salvini Works to Strengthen Italian-Russian Ties, but Within Certain Limits
Savoini’s association is described as a “non-partisan cultural association” with ideas that match “the vision of the world enunciated by the President of the Russian Federation at the 2013 Valdai
Turkey’s future lies with Russia – Turkish academic
Russia is likely to replace the United States as Turkey’s most prominent international sponsor, Turkish international relations Professor Hüseyin Bağcı wrote for Valdai Club, a Moscow-based
How BRICS Plus clashes with the US economic war on Iran
The true importance of the BRICS Johannesburg summit is how it is solidifying a Global South plan of action that would have Iran as one of its key nodes. Iran, although not named in an excellent
The Russian Defense Ministry Is Showing Off Some Truly Terrifying Weapons
"The US will have to take account of the reality that has emerged, of the new armament system we’ve developed," analyst Andrei Bystritsky, a member of the Valdai international discussion
Spotlight on Iran
During a talk at the Valdai Discussion Club in Moscow, Veleyati reiterated Iran’s official position that its presence in Syria and Iraq includes “advisers” alone and is based on the official
Putin Tells Diplomats He Made Trump a New Offer on Ukraine at Their Summit
Russia offered Trump “specific proposals for resolving this question,” Russian Ambassador to the U.S. Anatoly Antonov said Friday at the Valdai discussion club in Moscow, while declining to say
Moscow 'open' to Putin visiting Trump in Washington, Russian envoy says
The Russian ambassador to the United States said on Friday that Moscow was "open" to a follow-up summit between Russian President Vladimir Putin and President Donald Trump in Washington,
Antonov: Washington strongly reluctant to accept Russia-US summit results
Washington is strongly reluctant to accept the results of the meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart Donald Trump in Helsinki, Russian Ambassador to the US Anatoly
Trump-Putin meeting: warm words, few results
The two sides did not agree on Ukraine and have not yet reached agreements on arms control and disarmament, said Dmitry Suslov, an expert on Russia-U.S. relations from the international discussion


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