Russia Is Turning Against Iran—and Assad—in Syria

Vladimir Putin wants a stable Syria, with billions from abroad for his oligarch cronies to rebuild the country. But Assad’s infamy and the ayatollahs stand in the way. GAZIANTEP, Turkey—After five years of fighting to preserve Bashar al-Assad’s regime in … Read More

Kremlin: Russia and US postpone summit at French request

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Russian President Vladimir Putin, listens during a meeting in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018. The Kremlin said Wednesday that Russia and the U.S. have agreed not to hold a full-fledged meeting of President Vladimir Putin and … Read More

Putin ready to meet North Korea’s Kim at ‘early date’

Russian president eager to ‘establish a dialogue’ with Pyongyang. Russian President Vladimir Putin attends the plenary session at the 5th Caspian Summit in Aktau on August 12, 2018. (AFP PHOTO / Sputnik / Alexey NIKOLSKY) SEOUL, South Korea — Russian … Read More

How Putin and Trump put an end to the war against Syria

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The Western Press continues to support the elite transnational financiers and to scorn the actions of President Trump. This attitude makes it difficult to understand the progress made towards peace in Syria. Thierry Meyssan looks at the agreements reached during … Read More