Syria in Russia’s Foreign Policy in the 21st Century

Agata Włodkowska-Bagan

Streszczenie w języku polskim

The USSR used to be a very important actor in the Middle East. Immediately after the dissolution of the Soviet empire, Russia’s involvement in the region was reduced. However, since the mid-1990s Moscow’s efforts on strengthen its position in the region became evident. This article aims to show the determinants and goals of the Russian Federation’s foreign policy towards Syria in the 21st century. It will provide a brief analysis of the reasons and interests for Russia’s activity in Syria and support for Bashar al-Assad since the outbreak of the civil war.

Słowa kluczowe

Syria, Russia, the Middle East, civil war in Syria, Arab Spring

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Data publikacji: 2018-09-17 12:03:45
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