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Latest update : 2013-12-03

Veniamin Popov, Former Russian Ambassador to Libya, Yemen and Tunisia

Russia is a central player on a number of key issues in the Middle East. Moscow’s support of Bashar al-Assad in Syria and its determination to soften sanctions on Tehran have often forced the West to take a step back. So just what is Moscow up to? Veniamin Popov, a former Russian ambassador, gives Marc Perelman his insight into Putin’s high-stakes diplomatic moves.

By Marc PERELMAN

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