Petr Lvov

What Fate Awaits Turkey?


It is now clear that Tayyip Erdogan’s political career is heading to a closure, slowly but surely. He had a chance of saving it if he had the courage to immediately offer his apologies to Moscow after the downing of the Russian Su-24 bomber over Syria, that was…

What Fate Awaits Iraq Once ISIL Got Beaten in Syria


While Russian warplanes obliterate ISIL positions along with other terrorist organizations in Syria, targeting their Turkey-linked supply lines and oil infrastructure, the regular Syrian army, supported by Iranian special forces…

The Erdogan Era is All But Over


There’s little doubt now among NATO circles and among the leading countries of the alliance – the US, Britain, France, Germany — that the downing of Russia’s Su-24 bomber was indeed an act of aggression. In fact, the Turkish Air Force has been trying to…

Who Has Been Pushing Russia To Go “All In” Against Saudi Arabia and Qatar


On November 19, 2015 Russia’s pro-Western radio station “Echo of Moscow” published an article on its website that was written by the former economic adviser to the Russian president, Andrei Illarionov, who is now residing in…

Why Qatar Wants “to Make Friends” With Russia


As it has been reported, the leaders of the International Union of Muslim Scholars drafted an open letter, stating that they “share a positive attitude towards the Russian Federation, which supports the Arabs and Muslims today.” Moreover, the letter…

The French 9/11: Reasons and Lessons


The policy of double standards and blatant hypocrisy of the European Union have led to what would have happened sooner or later - international terrorism striking back in the center of civilized world – Paris. On November 13…

Why Saudi Arabia and Russia Cannot Be Partners


One cannot help but notice the intensification of diplomatic contacts at the highest levels between Russia and Saudi Arabia. Deputy Crown Prince, Minister of Defense and the son of the king, Prince Mohammed bin Salman has recently visited Russia twice to…

Riyadh & Its Foul Game with Russia


The recent visit of deputy crown prince and Saudi Arabia’s minister of defence Mohammad bin Salman to Russia, along with the talks he held in Sochi with Russia’s President Vladimir Putin on October 11, were largely interpreted as a sign of rapprochement between…

Russia’s Military Campaign – Next Stop Iraq


After losing all hope that the US and its allies would save Iraq from the self-proclaimed Islamic State (ISIL), and heartened by the actions of televised Russian military intervention on behalf of Syria against ISIL, Baghdad is now taking under serious consideration…

Where Will ISIL Militants Try to Hide from Russia?


Curiously enough, the fact that Russian airplanes are tearing ISIL positions to pieces in Syria provoked a somewhat mixed reaction in the world. If Europe politicians are generally contended by his fact since the destruction of the Islamic…

Iran is Heading West Now


It is now official that the final agreement on the Iranian nuclear program has been signed in Vienna on July 14. The agreement provides a plan for the gradual lift of sanctions in exchange for more than ten years of restrictions on Iran’s nuclear development…

ISIL: Total War Goes International


On July 1 Egypt experienced the inevitable – a massive terrorist attack carried out by “Islamic State” (ISIL) terrorists. This time, Islamists paid no heed to civilian targets, instead assaulting regular army units head-on. ISIL militants attacked five police…

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