Russia in the Middle East (Al-Ahram Weekly (Egypt))

Regardless of the change in its ideology and political system, Russia’s foreign policy in general, and in the Middle East in particular, is a continuation of Soviet policy, asserting Russia’s role as a major power with strategic interests in the region. When President Vladimir Putin assumed power in 2000, he was determined to rebuild the Russian…

Regardless of the change in its ideology and political system, Russia’s foreign policy in general, and in the Middle East in particular, is a continuation of Soviet policy, asserting Russia’s role as a major power with strategic interests in the region. When President Vladimir Putin assumed power in 2000, he was determined to rebuild the Russian…