Archives de catégorie : Russie

The Russian-Saudi Showdown at Sochi (December 31, 2013, Consortiumnews, Robert Parrish)

Monday’s terrorist bombings only 400 miles away from the site of the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, have a geopolitical back story involving implied threats from Saudi Arabia’s intelligence chief Prince Bandar bin Sultan to Russian President Vladimir Putin last … Lire la suite

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Saudi Arabia Rejects UN Security Council Seat (Riyadh Bureau, 18/10/2013)

Saudi Arabia on Friday rejected a seat on the UN Security Council few hours after it was elected to the body, saying the Council has failed in its duties toward Syria and other international conflicts. The Foreign Ministry said in … Lire la suite

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Saudi Arabia dangles lucrative arms deal in front of Russia in exchange for dropping Assad (RT- 07/08/2013)

Saudi Arabia has reportedly offered to buy arms worth up to $15 billion from Russia, and provided a raft of economic and political concessions to the Kremlin – all in a bid to weaken Moscow’s endorsement of Syrian President Bashar … Lire la suite

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