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Maria Dubovikova

Maria Dubovikova is a prominent political commentator, researcher and expert on Middle East affairs. She is president of the Moscow-based International Middle Eastern Studies Club (IMESClub).

Twitter: @politblogme

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Turkey won’t give up Russia ties to make up with US

Turkey, being sandwiched between the US and Russia, is in quite a complicated situation that, on the one hand, greatly troubles its foreign policy, but on the other gives it a chance to profit from the rivalry between Washington and Moscow.

August 17, 2018

Washington’s war on Russia has potential to backfire

The US last week announced new sanctions against Russia as a result of Moscow’s alleged plot to assassinate Sergei Skripal using a chemical weapon in the UK. The new sanctions included the banning of exports of some high-tech equipment to Russia.

August 13, 2018