Middle East

Geopolitics of the Near East: Results of 2017

31.12.2017

This article examines a complex of problems related to the resolution of the Syrian conflict in 2017. The fundamental problems and contradictions of all countries and armed groups that have been drawn into the conflict are analysed. Russia’s role in the reconciliation of the hostile parties is examined. Our country’s actions in the Middle East are seen as the realisation of a civilizational, historical mission, which is directed to upholding the balance of power in the world.