Tag: Medvedev

Russian Reset Policy to Be Reviewed?

ORIENTAL REVIEW on Political Trust and Human Deception So far the most tangible outcome of notorious ‘Reset’ of the US-Russian relations (or perezagruzka, another Russian word of the global outreach) announced by foreign ministers last year was the new Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START III). As a reminder it limits […]

Declaring War Against Afghan Drug

There are tens of thousands of drug-related deaths in Russia each year. Getting on top of the heroin problem means going back to the source in Afghanistan. Twenty years ago, not many in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia’s fourth largest city famous for Volga car and 900-year-old traditional architecture, had even heard […]

Marching in Memory of Common Victory

A spectacular parade has opened the Victory Day festivities in Moscow. On the 65th anniversary of the end of WWII, military from the allied forces have for the first time ever marched on Red Square during the parade. It started at the traditional 10am Moscow time. President Dmitry Medvedev delivered […]