The Saudis are not likely to get away with their disruptive oil policy that is affecting Russian interests. There will be blowback and it will cost the Saudis more than they bargained for.
It is commonly believed that Russia intervened in Syria at the end of September 2015 to save the government of Bashar al Asad. There is another opinion: it did so to undermine the influence of Hizbullah and Iran in Syria at the behest of Zionist Israel with whom Russia has hidden but deep relations.
Vladimir Putin’s constitutional reforms are meant to build institutions so that the system can continue long after he is gone from the scene. At present, almost everything revolves around his personality.
Turkey and Azerbaijan announced completion of the gas pipeline from the Caspian Sea to Western Europe bypassing Russia but it did not sit well with Moscow. There will be repercussions for the Central Asian republics if they cross Russia’s path.
Unlike the Wahhabi-led narrative after Russia defeated the pro-independence movement in Chechenya in 1994, the new pro-independence sentiment based on reasoned approach is more difficult to dismiss.
Russia and China have both signaled that they are fed up of the US using the dollar to blackmail other countries into towing Washington’s diktat. They have, together with a number of countries, decided to ditch the dollar.
US threats against Russia and China are nothing new; this has been Washington’s policy since 1992 articulated by the notorious Zionist warmonger, Paul Wolfowitz. The result is Russia and China are getting closer to each other and shifting the balance of power to Eurasia.
US belligerence and policy of ‘exceptionalism’ are driving Russia and China closer to each other to create a multipolar world.
Surprising as it may sound, there is a strong pro-Israeli bias in the Russian media.
Russia’s experience in Chechnya showed that it would have to change its approach to controlling these republics not through the old Soviet methods but by giving them a measure of autonomy so long as certain red lines are not crossed.
Even with a buffoon in the White House and an assertive Russia under Putin, the latter remains vulnerable in Central Asia where the US has much room for mischief.
Who would have imagined that after waging a 10-year war in Afghanistan, the Russians would be back as mediators and peacemakers in the now US-occupied country.
The terms Eurasia and Eurasianism have recently been used quite extensively. This book explores the origin and meanings of the terms.
The terrorists are all assembled in Syria’s Idlib province now but the US and its allies including Turkey want to protect them. Syria is determined to liberate every inch of its territory from the scourge of terrorists. Ultimately, the US would not be able to protect its terrorist proxies.
The imperialists and Zionists are deliberately spoiling relations with Russia and China that could easily lead to war.
While spouting anti-imperialist rhetoric, Russian media still view Muslims as “aliens”, reflecting the European Russians’ racism.