Tag: Syria

Turkey: Is Russia Ready To Play The Kurdish Card?

Turkey: Is Russia Ready To Play The Kurdish Card?

Turkey: Is Russia Ready To Play The Kurdish Card? by Dorian Jones, EurasiaNet Amid the free-fall in Russian-Turkish relations, Moscow seems ready to exploit Turkey’s historical Achilles heel: its restive Kurdish minority. After Russian President Vladimir Putin pledged no rapprochement […]

Putin Loves Donald Trump

Putin Loves Donald Trump

At his annual year-end press conference in Moscow, Russian President Vladimir Putin heaped praise on current GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump. In reports from Reuters and Russian non-government news organization Interfax, Putin referred to Trump as an “outstanding” man who […]

Russia Warns World Over ISIS Heroin Trade

Russia Warns World Over ISIS Heroin Trade

With its oil revenues falling, ISIS may look more and more to the heroin trade that originates in Afghanistan.   Russian anti-drug chief believes ISIS makes about $1 billion from Afghan heroin trade With oil prices falling and more importantly […]