Columnist for the international section of the Russian daily Kommersant. She has previously worked for Russian Newsweek, the German editorial office of Voice of Russia, the Moskauer Deutsche Zeitung newspaper and the EurActiv news agency. She holds a Ph.D. in history from Moscow State University.
Russian Permanent Representative to the UN Vitaly Churkin suggested not lending "too much importance" to some of the statements made by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, who has talked of fighting on, despite ceasefire agreements. RBTH presents the main points raised by the Russian diplomat in the interviewRead more
The President of Russia Vladimir Putin denied the information that Russia is going to reopen its electronic monitoring station in Lourdes (Cuba)Read more
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Vladimir Putin prepares to pay a visit to Iran to make a deal with Hassan RouhaniRead more