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The Geostrategic Challenges of Russia’s “Ummah Pivot”

... (yet?) come to pass. Still, royal rivalries remain, and they are ripe for external exploitation even though it seems like MBS will probably remain in power for some time. During his unofficial rule, though, Saudi Arabia got bogged down in neighboring Yemen, which led to the world’s worst humanitarian crisis . It intervened very decisively due to the fears of that country turning into an outpost of Iranian influence following the Ansaraullah’s (Houthis’) rapid advance in 2014-2015. Yemen has ...

24.06.2021

Can Somaliland Be Alternative for Russia’s Troubled Sudanese Naval Base Plans?

... regarded as close to Russia but ended up entering into a rapprochement with the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) in the years before his military-backed ouster. That policy reorientation resulted in him dispatching troops to assist the GCC’s war in Yemen and is thought to have served as a means for gradually repairing relations with the U.S., too. In any case, the uncertainty surrounding Russia’s planned Sudanese naval base could harm Moscow’s regional interests. I explained the grand strategic ...

09.06.2021

Three Ways Working With Russia Can Make the Middle East Safer

... caused by revolutions, civil wars and external intervention only seems to thicken. Vultures are circling around the ruined carcass of Syria, with regional powers waiting for the opportunity to exploit the situation to their advantage. Proxy conflicts in Yemen and Libya are leaving destruction in their wake, depriving people of basic services and leaving them at the mercy of violent armed groups. Young men across the entire region are growing up desensitised to violence, forced to take up arms and join ...

01.02.2021

How to End the War in Yemen in 2020?

Yemenis themselves have no less rich potential for independent creative activity The Yemen conflict is striking in that the entire global community and all the actors involved have achieved a singularly powerful consensus that there is no future for ...

02.12.2020

“Russia and Yemen: Security in the Gulf and the Red Sea Region” Online Seminar

On November 3, 2020, Russian International Affairs Council and the Embassy of the Republic of Yemen to the Russian Federation held an online seminar “Russia and Yemen: Security in the Gulf and the Red Sea Region” On November 3, 2020, Russian International Affairs Council and the Embassy of the Republic of Yemen to the Russian Federation ...

05.11.2020

Russia and Yemen: Security in the Gulf and the Red Sea Region. RIAC and the Embassy of the Republic of Yemen to the Russian Federation Online Seminar

The working language of the meeting is English. The event will be broadcasted on the RIAC YouTube channel. On November, 3, 2020, Russian International Affairs Council and the Embassy of the Republic of Yemen to the Russian Federation organize online seminar “Russia and Yemen: Security in the Gulf and the Red Sea Region”. Participants will discuss the current state and prospects of Russia-Yemen relations, as well as security issues in the Gulf and ...

02.11.2020

Meeting with Yemen's Ambassador to Russia Ahmed Salem Al-Wahishi

On October 7, 2020, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, held an online meeting with Ahmed Salem Al-Wahishi, Ambassador of the Republic of Yemen to Russia. On October 7, 2020, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, held an online meeting with Ahmed Salem Al-Wahishi, Ambassador of the Republic of Yemen to Russia. The discussion focused on the state and prospects for the development of ...

09.10.2020

Peace at Last for Yemen?

Yemen’s looming humanitarian disaster and its people’s pleas for peace require action on three levels The long-running conflict in Yemen is riper for resolution than ever before. Yemenis on all sides are exhausted by the fighting and were quick ...

31.07.2020

The Yemeni Impasse: War During the Pandemic

The reality is that those fighting on the front are more likely to survive an epidemic than civilians living in overpopulated cities As of the end of spring, the coronavirus crisis has not brought any noticeable easing to the conflict in Yemen. What is more, it would seem that the warring sides decided to take advantage of the confusion that befell the external forces and change the situation on the frontlines. Despite the already worsening humanitarian situation in the country and the ...

04.06.2020

The Coronavirus and Conflicts in the Middle East

... ambitions are, at this historical juncture, under powerful pressure from both within and without; this test may be even more relevant there than in other parts of the crumbling, yet interconnected world. “Old” internal conflicts in Syria, Libya and Yemen, new-type protest movements demanding a change of the ruling elites (the “everyone means everyone” slogan) in Algeria, Lebanon and Iraq, balancing on the brink of an armed conflict in the Persian Gulf – this chronic instability constantly ...

26.05.2020
 

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  1. In your opinion, what are the US long-term goals for Russia?
    U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements  
     33 (31%)
    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
     30 (28%)
    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
     24 (22%)
    U.S. wants to establish alliance relations with Russia under the US conditions to rival China  
     21 (19%)
 
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