Arab Digest editor William Law engages in conversation with Samuel Ramani, a geopolitical analyst and non-resident fellow at Gulf International Forum. Their conversation explores the extraordinary gains Russia has made in positioning itself as a player of consequence in the Middle East.
Showing a deft hand and adroit maneuvering, President Vladimir Putin, in a few short years, has realized the dream of Catherine the Great to establish Russia in the Middle East and North Africa as a Mediterranean power to be reckoned with.
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