Yury Barmin

Opinion 16 hours ago

Russia’s Bitter Reality Check in Syria (Op-ed)

Russia’s Bitter Reality Check in Syria (Op-ed)

Opinion 16 hours ago

The Kremlin wants to strong-arm a peace deal, but even its allies seem resistant.

Opinion 4 months ago

What Smoke Signals Are Russia’s Arms Deals Sending? (Op-ed)

What Smoke Signals Are Russia’s Arms Deals Sending? (Op-ed)

Opinion 4 months ago

Just like in Soviet times, Moscow is using weapons deals to form alliances and pressure rivals.

Opinion 5 months ago

Putin and Trump Are Headed for a Syrian Showdown That Neither Wants (Op-ed)

Putin and Trump Are Headed for a Syrian Showdown That Neither Wants (Op-ed)

Opinion 5 months ago

The Syrian War is turning into a war for Syria.

Opinion 11 months ago

What’s Behind the Saudi King’s Historic Visit to Russia (Op-ed)

What’s Behind the Saudi King’s Historic Visit to Russia (Op-ed)

Opinion 11 months ago

Riyadh sees Russia as a resurgent global player who could fill the U.S. vacuum

Opinion 2 years ago

The Kremlin and the Crash: Putin's Dilemma

The Kremlin and the Crash: Putin's Dilemma

Opinion 2 years ago

Russia's leadership has so far resisted saying that the crash of the airliner in Egypt was an act of terrorism. But even if that is confirmed, President Putin will most likely decide ...

Opinion 3 years ago

Russia's Other Vladimir Fuels Ukraine Tensions

Russia's Other Vladimir Fuels Ukraine Tensions

Opinion 3 years ago

More than 400 politicians, public figures and religious leaders gathered in the Kremlin on July 28 to commemorate 1,000 years since the death of Prince Vladimir, the ruler of Kievan Rus who ...