Iran-Russia Hit Maximum Strategy

Iran-Russia Hit Maximum Strategy

Three ain’t a crowd: The Iran-Russia summit this week, concurrent with RIC military drills in the Sea of Oman, in advance of a Xi-Putin meeting in two weeks, suggests a rapidly-advancing strategic vision for the three Eurasian powers. The official visit to Russia by Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, at the invitation of Vladimir Putin, generated…

Putin, Xi Running Circles Around Biden’s Hybrid War

Putin, Xi Running Circles Around Biden’s Hybrid War

Xi Jinping and Vladimir Putin spent an hour and 14 minutes in a video conversation on Wednesday. Geopolitically, paving the way for 2022, this is the one that really matters – much more than Putin-Biden a week ago. Kremlin press secretary Dmitry Peskov, who generally carefully measures his words, had previously hinted that this exchange…

Russia Is Responsible for Armenia’s Rapprochements with Azerbaijan & Turkey

Russia Is Responsible for Armenia’s Rapprochements with Azerbaijan & Turkey

Looking forward, there are plenty of reasons to be cautiously optimistic even if the talks between those parties fail to achieve anything of tangible significance in the short term. What’s most important is that the peacemaking process has finally begun due to Russia’s positive influence over Armenia. The geopolitics of the strategically located South Caucasus…

The Russian-Vietnamese Strategic Partnership Advances Moscow’s Greater Eurasian Vision

The Russian-Vietnamese Strategic Partnership Advances Moscow’s Greater Eurasian Vision

It’s the case study which proves the concept being put forth, namely that the Kremlin can responsibly ‘balance’ very sensitive and complex affairs all across the Eurasian supercontinent. The wider the awareness becomes of that country’s success in this respect, the quicker that its grand strategic vision will unfold, which will in turn accelerate the…

President Putin’s Foreign Policy Briefing Reaffirms Russia’s Pragmatic Vision

President Putin’s Foreign Policy Briefing Reaffirms Russia’s Pragmatic Vision

The present analysis will review the highlights of his speech and subsequently interpret their strategic significance for the wider audience. It’ll then conclude with some general observations gleaned from the preceding insight. Russian President Vladimir Putin briefed the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) last week during an expanded meeting with the Foreign Ministry Board that…