All posts tagged Russia

  • Russia launches construction of South Stream gas pipeline
    December 7, 2012, by Alex Bivol

    Russian president Vladimir Putin gave the start to construction of South Stream gas pipeline on December 7, Moscow’s ambitious geopolitical undertaking meant to keep Europe firmly in Gazprom’s embrace while […]

  • Russia, Turkey resolve to find solution on Syria crisis
    December 4, 2012, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

    Russian President Vladimir Putin says his country is working with Turkey to resolve the ongoing crisis in Syria – an issue on which the two countries sharply disagree. He made […]

  • Putin’s Turkey visit could smooth Syria relations
    December 3, 2012, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

    Russian President Vladmir Putin is scheduled to visit Turkey on December 3.  The visit comes as the two countries remain at odds over Syria, with Moscow supporting President Bashar al-Assad […]