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Meanwhile in Yemen…

June 10, 2015 Meanwhile in Yemen… By Yuriy Lyamin Translated from Russian by J.Hawk As far as I know, this is the first video-recorded incident of Ansar Allah use of anti-tank guided missiles against Saudi armored vehicles in the current war. If I am not mistaken, they are using the 9K115 Metis ATGM, and the […]

How Putin’s decision to deliver S-300’s to Iran may change the balance of power in the world

Recorded April 14, 2014 on RBC Translated April 21, 2015 from Russian by Kristina Rus Host: Good Evening, this is Obosrevatel, I am your host Elena Spiridonova.  Tehran is expecting deliveries of Russian S-300 this year, and considers it a guarantee of stability in the region. The West doesn’t agree. EU, USA and Israel voiced their concerns. Official representative of […]

The Yemeni puzzle in the Russian-American stand-off

April 6, 2015 STANISLAV TARASOV Editor-in-Chief of the Eastern department at Regnum Translated by Kristina Rus Moscow warns of “enormous responsibility” for the aggravation of contradictions between Sunnis and Shiites After President Recep Erdogan called Iran’s desire to dominate in the region “intolerant”, described the conflict in Yemen as “sectarian” and called on Iran “to […]

Yemen – the weakest link

Sana’a, the capital of Yemen (National Geographic) March 28, 2015 Vladimir Efimov for Iran.ru Originally published on October 29, 2014 Translated by Kristina Rus Sana’a At the end of September a coup happened in Yemen. The fighters of the Shiite rebel group “Ansar Allah” under the leadership of A. Husi established complete control over the country’s capital Sana’a. […]

Seducing two chicks: Iran and Russia (geopolitically)

March 28, 2015 Historik2015 Translated by Kristina Rus More information is coming regarding my conclusion about the wave nature of development of events in the coming 8-9 months. *** Details here: Looked again at the situation.  The Fed carefully monitors the world’s response to the actions in the Middle East. The main task is to […]