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Russian pilots march after returning from Syria, March 2016. Tehran may view Moscow’s partial withdrawal from the conflict as a way to regain its lost influence over the Syrian regime. Courtesy of AP/Press Association Images.

Tehran’s Bittersweet Friendship with Moscow

Aniseh Bassiri Tabrizi
RUSI Newsbrief, 24 May 2016
Iran, International Security Studies, Russia
Despite closer military and economic ties between Russia and Iran, Tehran remains wary of Moscow.

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Dr Aniseh Bassiri Tabrizi
Senior Research Fellow

Dr Aniseh Bassiri Tabrizi is Senior Research Fellow at the International Security Studies department at RUSI. Her research is... read more

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