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VIDEO: Stanislav Byshok on new anti-Russia sanctions by U.S. (RT Arabic)

Russia seems to have gotten used to the neverending story of US sanctions, yet Moscow hasn't become tolerant to them. The new restrictions will likely impede the Nord Stream 2 project and the overall Moscow-Berlin cooperation in the energy sector. Read more about VIDEO: Stanislav Byshok on new anti-Russia sanctions by U.S. (RT Arabic)

VIDEO: Stanislav Byshok on Putin-Trump summit (RT Arabic)

President Trump had a cold shower once he returned home from the Helsinki summit with his Russian counterpart. Given the checks-and-balances US political system, Trump needs to find and maintain a balance between his desire to "get along with Putin" and the apparent bipartisan anti-Russia consensus in America. Read more about VIDEO: Stanislav Byshok on Putin-Trump summit (RT Arabic)

Stanislav Byshok on increasing tensions between Russia and US over Syria (RT Arabic)

In his comment to RT Arabic, CIS-EMO political analyst Stanislav Byshok contemplates the rising tensions between Russia and the US over Syria. From his perspective, the Syria issue has been one of the least consistent in President Trump's political rhetoric. Just less than a fortnight ago he pledged a US withdrawal, now he threatens Damascus with a military strike.  Read more about Stanislav Byshok on increasing tensions between Russia and US over Syria (RT Arabic)

Stanislav Byshok: Danger of a nuclear Iran is overestimated

Of course, everyone understands that Iran, and of course North Korea, will never attack anyone. Nevertheless, in order to maintain a public consensus, Iran, North Korea and Russia are used as bogeymen. Read more about Stanislav Byshok: Danger of a nuclear Iran is overestimated

Stanislav Byshok: Russia can become a global peacemaker, not a policeman

They say that US foreign policy is very clumsy, stupid, and is based on some unverified data. But the US can afford to, after the 3-year long intervention, say "sorry, something went wrong", and leave the country. And we can't allow that to happen. That's why the Russians have to be smarter and not use numerous military bases, but diplomacy to resolve conflicts Read more about Stanislav Byshok: Russia can become a global peacemaker, not a policeman