Arts and Life
Mothers & Daughters
Arts and Life
Articles by Yury Barmin
As Putin Encourages Erdogan-Assad Talks, the Kurds Face Uncertainty
Jan. 30, 2019
On Jan. 23 Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Erdogan met in Moscow to discuss resolutions to the Syrian Civil War.
Russia’s Bitter Reality Check in Syria (Op-ed)
Sep. 21, 2018
The Kremlin wants to strong-arm a peace deal, but even its allies seem resistant.
What Smoke Signals Are Russia’s Arms Deals Sending? (Op-ed)
May. 2, 2018
Just like in Soviet times, Moscow is using weapons deals to form alliances and pressure rivals.
Putin and Trump Are Headed for a Syrian Showdown That Neither Wants (Op-ed)
April 13, 2018
The Syrian War is turning into a war for Syria.
What’s Behind the Saudi King’s Historic Visit to Russia (Op-ed)
Oct. 4, 2017
Riyadh sees Russia as a resurgent global player who could fill the U.S. vacuum
The Kremlin and the Crash: Putin's Dilemma
Nov. 10, 2015
Russia's leadership has so far resisted saying that the crash of the airliner in Egypt was an act of terrorism. But even if that is confirmed, President...
Russia's Other Vladimir Fuels Ukraine Tensions
Aug. 3, 2015
More than 400 politicians, public figures and religious leaders gathered in the Kremlin on July 28 to commemorate 1,000 years since the death of Prince...