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Refusing diplomacy on Syria may result in full-scale war

Posted by seumasach on October 3, 2016


2nd October, 2016

MOSCOW, October 2. /TASS/. The refusal of a diplomatic settlement in Syria may result in a full-scale war which will lead to “tectonic shifts” in the whole region, Russian Foreign Ministry’s official spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said in the “Right To Know” program on TVTs channel.

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Dmitri Trenin: Geopolitical analysis

Posted by seumasach on August 4, 2014

New World Order at Stake of US-Russia Geopolitical Competition – Political Analyst


1st August, 2014

The confrontation between Moscow and Washington over the Ukrainian internal strife will doubtlessly shift the global balance of power, believes Dmitri Trenin, a well-known Russian political scientist, author, and the Director of the Carnegie Moscow Center.

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Obama: Russia not No.1 threat

Posted by seumasach on March 27, 2014

OBAMA: I’m More Worried About A Nuke Hitting Manhattan Than I Am About Russia

Business Insider

25th March, 2014

During a press conference in the Netherlands with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte on Tuesday, President Barack Obama said he was more worried about a nuclear bomb going off in Manhattan than Russia’s recent actions in Ukraine.

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International Relations in the « New Coordinate System »

Posted by seumasach on September 30, 2009

Sergey Lavrov

29th September, 2009

It is time to build a polycentric world, asserted Russian Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov. The proposed new structure of international relations is not aimed against the United States, with whom Moscow no longer has an ideological divide. It corresponds to a need shared by all, including U.S. policy makers who avow the impossibility for a superpower to dominate the world by force. Nevertheless, such rhetoric hardly veils Russia’s great concern that the collapse of the United States might prove to be even more tumultuous than that of the Soviet Union. Without antagonizing them, Sergey Lavrov would like to impress upon Western countries that they are no longer the centre of the world.

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