Saakashvili’s return to Georgia after elections unlikely

The results of the first round of Georgian presidential elections have demonstrated that the United National Movement party (supporters of former Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili) may be able to come into power on the wave of society’s dissatisfaction with the policies of the ruling party. However, this does not mean that the former president’s return is likely, Russian political experts told TASS.

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Bolton in Moscow: Wasting words, beating the wind?

What was Trump’s adviser John Bolton doing in Russia? First and foremost, Bolton has had meetings with all of the country’s top officials, including President Vladimir Putin. Was Bolton looking for disagreements or understanding?

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Experts: There are no quick solutions to US sanctions

With the United States recklessly wielding its sanctions on a number of countries of late, Russia has quickly responded by strengthening cooperation with other nations such as Iran and Turkey.

Though the active interactions enable Moscow to establish closer ties externally, no major changes can be expected until fundamental problems are resolved, Russian experts said.

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