12 articles tagged "Dmitry Medvedev"
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Russian airborne forces
Russian units transferred from securing the Sochi games to the Ukraine border
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 24, 2014, 6:08 PM (GMT+02:00)

Units of the Russian forces which secured the Olympic Winter Games ending in Sochi Sunday were flown and shipped Monday, Feb. 24 to Russian bases at the Ukrainian Crimean port of Sevastopol, debkafile reports, as Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev refused to recognize the new authorities in Kiev. Giant Russian Air Force transports and rapid deployment forces were placed on alert at the Rostov on-Don base east of the pro-Russian southeastern Ukrainian town of Donetsk. Military movements were also sighed in Belgorod opposite the Ukraine border.

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Barack Obama and Dmitry Medvedev
Not Nuclear Negotiations. Just One Big Mess
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 24, 2012, 11:16 PM (GMT+02:00)

 

After three months of exploring every possible diplomatic channel to persuade Iran to give up its nuclear program, Obama enlisted Moscow’s help for getting messages to and from Tehran. But meanwhile his diplomatic network had become a maze in which the Baghdad talks lost their objective.

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Admiral Kuznetzov
Moscow Holds onto Syria, Its Last Military Outpost in the Middle East
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report December 1, 2011, 10:35 PM (GMT+02:00)

After failing in Libya, Russia's Vladimir Putin and Dmitry Medvedev are determined not to let Syria, Moscow's only strategic partner in the Middle East, slip out of their hands. If Bashar Assad can't be saved, Moscow wants to be sure Damascus does not fall completely under Western sway.

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Dmitry Medvedev and Gen. Nikolai Makarov
Moscow Arms Assad with Weapons for Breaking a No-Fly Zone or a Naval Blockade
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report November 25, 2011, 12:00 AM (GMT+02:00)

Russia has handed Syria top-of-line weapons for beating foreign measures for undermining Bashar Assad. Iran footed the bill for those purchases and will certainly earmark some for its Revolutionary Guards and Hizballah.

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Russian President Dmitry Medvedev
Medvedev takes aim at US missile shield, targeting also Israel's missile defenses
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report November 23, 2011, 7:37 PM (GMT+02:00)

After deploying three warships in Syrian waters, Moscow continues to beat war drums against the United States and Israel, followed closely by Tehran. Wednesday, Nov. 23, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev announced he had ordered "the armed forces to develop measures to ensure we can destroy the command and control systems" of the planned US missile-defense system in Europe. debkafile: Those systems also control Israel's missile defenses against Iranian, Syria and Hizballah missiles and the X-Band radar station in the Israeli Negev.

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Muammar Qaddafi
Qaddafi's Sons Will Lead the New Regime in Tripoli
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 22, 2011, 12:18 AM (GMT+02:00)

The Obama administration is willingly handing the diplomatic lead for ending the Libyan crisis to Moscow having concluded that America no longer commands the resources for carrying global burdens on its own. Muammar Qaddafi, supported by Russia and Africa, will insist on staying in power until the agreed transition ...

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Dmitry Medvedev and Angela Merkel
Our man in Tripoli, Khartoum and Damascus
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 22, 2011, 12:18 AM (GMT+02:00)

Mikhail Margelov is the first Russian diplomat ever named to perform a shared mission for the Russian, US and German governments. An Arabist with fluent English, he will be acting on their behalf in the Libyan and Syrian crises after helping to ease tensions in Sudan.

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Qaddafis' tanks take on western insurgents
Qaddafi pushes to improve his bargaining position for ending war
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 15, 2011, 8:00 PM (GMT+02:00)

As US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Friday, July 15, informed the Libya Contact Group in Istanbul that the US recognized the rebel National Transitional Council (TNC) "until a fully representational interim government can be established," Muammar Qaddafi declared "We aim for victory – not compromise!" and launched his troops on a new operation against rebels in the west. His object was to improve his bargaining position in peace negotiations debkafile reports are underway with the US through Moscow.

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Barack Obama and Sergey Lavrov
Obama, Medvedev and Merkel Set out to Cut Short Libyan War, Remove Assad
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 15, 2011, 12:55 AM (GMT+02:00)

Obama's acceptance of the Russian-Libyan formula opens the way for ending the Libyan war by Muammar Qaddafi's departure from power – not the country – making way for transition administration and elections. His sons and loyalists will run for office. The format for Syria expels Bashar Assad and all ...

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Pro-Qaddafi rally in Tripoli
The Libyan War ends. Obama makes Moscow peace broker
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 14, 2011, 11:42 AM (GMT+02:00)

The Libyan war virtually ended Thursday morning, July 14, when US President Barack Obama called Russian President Dmitry Medvedev to hand Moscow the lead in peace negotiations for Muammar Qaddafi to step down and make way for a transitional administration. He thereby accepted the Russian-Libyan peace formula over NATO's heads. Instead of standing in the dock in The Hague, Qaddafi and his sons will sit at talks for Libya's next regime.

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Big power sorting-out of the Arab Spring
US-Russian deal for two rulers who survived the Arab revolt
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 29, 2011, 10:56 PM (GMT+02:00)

Bashar Assad and Muammar Qaddafi look like surviving the "Arab Spring" revolts against them. Neither is buckling under the various batteries of US and Western pressure. Assad has begun regaining control of his country, while all five of Qaddafi's brigades have survived NATO pounding intact. To break the impasse, debkafile sources reveal that on the G8 sidelines, Presidents Barack Obama and Dmitry Medvedev closed a secret deal: Assad would stay and Qaddafi must go.

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Dmitry Medvedev
Moscow Takes a Stand on Arab Revolts – Opposite Washington
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 20, 2011, 3:25 AM (GMT+02:00)

After sitting on the fence for six months amid the Arab uprisings, Moscow now takes a stand, capitalizing on the positions slipping out of the United States grasp in the turbulent slipstream of the Arab Revolt.

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