Russia


US Missile Attack On Syria Deepens The Rival Interests Of World Powers

Last week, on 7 April 2017, the US launched a cruise missiles attack on Syria’s Shayrat airfield. As the New York Times reported, the missile strike targeted a Syrian airbase, which was allegedly perceived as the place where the chemical attack was launched that left over 86 civilians dead. Despite […]


US-Russian Diplomatic Relations Deteriorate Over Syria

Russian President, Vladimir Putin is reported to have said that the US-Russian relationship has witnessed an erosion of, what he terms, “trust” under the Trump administration. Earlier this week, Putin is said to have met with the US Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson in a rather unwelcoming visit, despite it […]


Rex Tillerson Faces Escalating Tensions In Moscow

On Monday, foreign ministers from the Group of Seven (G7) major industrialized nations met with the hopes of breaking Russian ties with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. As of late, Washington has demonstrated a strategy shift towards retribution. Last week, US missiles hit a Syrian airbase in retaliation to what the […]


Chemical Attack In Syria Kills Dozens

On Tuesday in the Idlib province of Syria, a chemical attack killed dozens of people in a rebel-held area. The area, Khan Sheikhoun, where the attack took place is not held by the Islamic State, but by Qaeda-linked militants and a variety of other rebel groups. This attack will be marked […]


Explosion In St. Petersburg: Possible Links With the Caucasus?

An explosion in St. Petersburg’s underground system has left at least 10 people dead and 37 hurt, with children amongst the injured. The blast took place on Monday between Sennaya Ploschad and Tekhnologichesky Institut stations. In response, the entirety of the city’s metro network was closed and additional security measures […]