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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
Research Fellow

Aniseh Bassiri Tabrizi is a Research Fellow at RUSI and a Visiting Fellow at War Studies, King's College London. Her research is... read more

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