Topic: Institute of World Economy and International Relations
Russia has a strong financial stake in the survival of the Assad regime. But it also opposes Western intervention on principle – particularly in the wake of NATO's Libya campaign.
09/19/2011 03:45 pm
Defense Secretary Gates and his Russian counterpart will sit down for high-level talks Thursday. US plans for antimissile deployments are spurring threats that Russia might withdraw from the New START nuclear treaty.
06/08/2011 02:26 pm
Arab world turmoil could overshadow Vice President Biden's visit to Moscow. Medvedev is opposed establishing a no-fly zone in Libya.
03/09/2011 03:35 pm
At a conference that included the US, Canada, Denmark, and Norway, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said the area should be a 'zone of peace.' But Russia is bolstering its claim to a large tract of the Arctic seabed.
09/23/2010 02:43 pm
President Obama's stunning disclosure puts pressure on Russia to reciprocate. But Moscow relies much more heavily on its nuclear weapons arsenal for security and regional power.
05/04/2010 02:55 pm
Strategists say that President Barack Obama's decision to scrap a controversial missile shield for Eastern Europe has mollified Russia, and could open the door for cooperation against common nuclear threats.
10/28/2009 01:00 am
Russians are surprised, but largely welcoming of Obama's prize.
10/09/2009 01:00 am
Barack Obama’s victory was met with euphoria in many nations by those who see him as restoring their faith in American ideals.
11/05/2008 12:00 am
Frustration is deep over Western support for independence that Russia sees as destabilizing and against international law.
02/20/2008 12:00 am
President Putin's chosen successor, he kicked off his campaign Tuesday with a Kremlin-sponsored speech.
01/23/2008 12:00 am