Tag: Vladimir Putin

Russia Attempts to Mend Energy Ties Between Turkey and Greece – But Israel Has Other Ideas

On Friday, Russian President Vladimir Putin hosted Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. Among other issues discussed were plans to connect the Turkstream pipeline (a Russo-Turkish cooperative endeavour) to Greece and beyond the Balkans, to a pipeline leading from Greece into Italy. Putin further hinted at a standing offer to mediate […]

With Trump Sidelined, Leaders of China, Russia and India Hold G20 Meeting to Discuss Cooperation Before Mini-BRICS Summit

It is a fact that after a tense 2017 characterised by the Doklam/Donglang border stand-off, China-India relations have improved in 2018. While few meaningful agreements have been inked between New Delhi and Beijing, there is a decidedly less frosty atmosphere than there was a year ago between the large Asian […]

Germany Engineered The Spy Scandal Because It’s Jealous Of Austro-Russian Relations

If the reports about Germany’s hidden hand in the Austro-Russian spy scandal are true, then it would indicate that Berlin is jealous of Vienna’s growing relations with Moscow and seeks to sabotage them in order to remain Russia’s premier partner in Central Europe. Suspicious Timing For Suspicious Claims Reports indicate […]