Category Archive: Russian Federation

Russian Federation increases its military might on the Crimean Peninsula: S-400 surface-to-air missiles

Russian Federation increases its military might on the Crimean Peninsula: S-400 surface-to-air missiles Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker  Modern Tokyo Times The Russian Federation is increasing its military hardware in Crimea based… Continue reading

The Russian Federation thanks America for preventing a terrorist attack: CIA and possible thaw?

The Russian Federation thanks America for preventing a terrorist attack: CIA and possible thaw? Kanako Itamae and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times President Vladimir Putin of the Russian Federation thanked President Donald… Continue reading

China and Russia heartened by Tillerson’s remark that America is ready to talk to North Korea

China and Russia heartened by Tillerson’s remark that America is ready to talk to North Korea Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The crisis on the Korean Peninsula is worrying… Continue reading

North Korea says war is a “fact” after drills by the U.S. and South Korea: China calls for calm

North Korea says war is a “fact” after drills by the U.S. and South Korea: China calls for calm  Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times China is calling for calm… Continue reading

China, India, and Russia support Myanmar’s struggle against Islamic terrorism and path to stability

China, India, and Russia support Myanmar’s struggle against Islamic terrorism and path to stability Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The powerful nations of China, India, and the Russian Federation… Continue reading

Russian Federation accuses America of assisting ISIS movements entering Syria

Russian Federation accuses America of assisting ISIS movements entering Syria Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Russian Federation is accusing America of reducing its air strikes on ISIS (Islamic… Continue reading

Russia and Uzbekistan Hold First Joint Military Exercise in 12 Years, Plan Further Cooperation

Russia and Uzbekistan Hold First Joint Military Exercise in 12 Years, Plan Further Cooperation Publication: Eurasia Daily Monitor Volume: 14 Issue: 122 By: John C. K. Daly The Jamestown Foundation Following the death… Continue reading

America and China in Signs of a Joint Approach to North Korea: THAAD and Double Freeze

America and China in Signs of a Joint Approach to North Korea: THAAD and Double Freeze Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The United States Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson,… Continue reading

China hints that Japan should focus on Dialogue towards North Korea: China and Russia

China hints that Japan should focus on Dialogue towards North Korea: China and Russia Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times China and the Russian Federation are increasingly concerned by the… Continue reading

Strategic War Game Zapad 2017 Has Begun

Strategic War Game Zapad 2017 Has Begun Publication: Eurasia Daily Monitor  By: Pavel Felgenhauer The Jamestown Foundation Last November, in Minsk, at a session of the joint Russian-Belarusian “defense collegium,” Russia’s minister of… Continue reading

North Korea is upping the ante via missile tests over Japan: China, Russia, and South Korea

North Korea is upping the ante via missile tests over Japan: China, Russia, and South Korea Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Northern Japan is now a growing part of… Continue reading

Russia says America must open dialogue with North Korea: Japan and South Korea

Russia says America must open dialogue with North Korea: Japan and South Korea Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker  Modern Tokyo Times President Vladimir Putin of the Russian Federation warned ominously that a… Continue reading

China and Russia take a nuanced approach to North Korea after missile flew over Japan

China and Russia take a nuanced approach to North Korea after missile flew over Japan Sawako Uchida and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times North Korea was rebuked rapidly by America, Japan, and… Continue reading

Russian Federation declares a Special Economic Zone in Disputed Area with Japan

Russian Federation declares a Special Economic Zone in Disputed Area with Japan Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev of the Russian Federation signed an important economic… Continue reading

North Korea and U.S. crisis: Russian Federation calls for a Double Freeze by all Vested Parties

North Korea and U.S. crisis: Russian Federation calls for a Double Freeze by all Vested Parties Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Russian Federation is increasingly worried by rhetoric… Continue reading

China, Japan, Russia, and South Korea need to stem North Korea and the United States

China, Japan, Russia, and South Korea need to stem North Korea and the United States Sawako Uchida and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times China, Japan, the Russian Federation, and South Korea need… Continue reading

Trump administration in fresh anti-Russia rhetoric: Russian Federation and the Baltics

Trump administration in fresh anti-Russia rhetoric: Russian Federation and the Baltics Sawako Uchida and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Russian Federation under President Vladimir Putin is increasingly disillusioned by the posturing… Continue reading

Moscow Considers Trump Too Weak to Be Useful

Moscow Considers Trump Too Weak to Be Useful Publication: Eurasia Daily Monitor  By: Pavel Felgenhauer The Jamestown Foundation The US House of Representatives has with an overwhelming majority passed a bill reinforcing sanctions… Continue reading

Austria and Germany irked by new US Senate sanctions bill on the Russian Federation

Austria and Germany irked by new US Senate sanctions bill on the Russian Federation  Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The nations of Austria and Germany are irked by proposals… Continue reading

Russia’s Syria Resupply Route Through the Turkish Straits: Vulnerable to Terrorist Attack?

Russia’s Syria Resupply Route Through the Turkish Straits: Vulnerable to Terrorist Attack? Publication: Eurasia Daily Monitor By: John C. K. Daly The Jamestown Foundation Since Moscow’s military intervention in the Syrian civil war… Continue reading

Putin says Kurile is an Ideal Place to Check the United States in the Far East: Independent Japan?

Putin says Kurile is an Ideal Place to Check the United States in the Far East: Independent Japan? Galina Zobova, Chika Mori, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Russian Federation is… Continue reading

Putin Defends Trump and Ridicules His Enemies

Putin Defends Trump and Ridicules His Enemies Publication: Eurasia Daily Monitor By: Pavel Felgenhauer The Jamestown Foundation Last week’s (May 10) visit of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov to Washington to meet with… Continue reading

Afghanistan and Failed States Sum Up Obama’s Legacy: Russian Federation and Tajikistan

Afghanistan and Failed States Sum Up Obama’s Legacy: Russian Federation and Tajikistan Ramazan Khalidov, Sawako Uchida, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times   The former President Barack Obama of America talked like… Continue reading

Russian Federation and Japan seek all Parties to Defuse Tensions on the Korean Peninsula

Russian Federation and Japan seek all Parties to Defuse Tensions on the Korean Peninsula Sawako Uchida and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Russian Federation and Japan called for the need to… Continue reading

New Uzbek President Courts Moscow During State Visit

New Uzbek President Courts Moscow During State Visit Publication: Eurasia Daily Monitor By: Fozil Mashrab The Jamestown Foundation Uzbekistan’s new head of state, President Shavkat Mirziyaev made his first official visit to Moscow,… Continue reading

America, China, and Russia should work together on the issue of North Korea

America, China, and Russia should work together on the issue of North Korea Kanako Itamae and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The crisis on the Korean peninsula needs calmness in the corridors… Continue reading

Russian-Chinese Joint Ventures in Russia’s Far East, Arctic

Russian-Chinese Joint Ventures in Russia’s Far East, Arctic Publication: Eurasia Daily By: John C. K. Daly The Jamestown Foundation Since 2001, Russian-Chinese relations have been largely grounded in security issues, both military and… Continue reading

Syria Denies the Gulf and Western Version of Khan Sheikhoun: Only Enemies of Syria gain

Syria Denies the Gulf and Western Version of Khan Sheikhoun: Only Enemies of Syria gain Ramazan Khalidov, Sawako Uchida, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Immediately after events occurred in Khan Sheikhoun… Continue reading

Looming Dangers One Year after Nagorno-Karabakh Escalation

Looming Dangers One Year after Nagorno-Karabakh Escalation Magdalena Grono Program Director, Europe & Central Asia International Crisis Group BAKU, Azerbaijan — The room housing refugees in the former Soviet sanatorium just outside Baku… Continue reading

Sunni Islamist Terrorism strikes St. Petersburg in the Russian Federation: A Global Reality

Sunni Islamist Terrorism strikes St. Petersburg in the Russian Federation: A Global Reality Murad Makhmudov, Chika Mori, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Sunni Islamist terrorism struck St. Petersburg just like other… Continue reading

Turkey under Erdogan: Tens of Thousands Arrested but Turkey still not Expelled from NATO

Turkey under Erdogan: Tens of Thousands Arrested but Turkey still not Expelled from NATO Nuray Lydia Oglu and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Turkey is witnessing the relentless imprisonment of Kurdish political… Continue reading

Defense Minister Shoigu Promotes Russian Cyber Warfare Troops and Declares Victory in Syria

Defense Minister Shoigu Promotes Russian Cyber Warfare Troops and Declares Victory in Syria Publication: Eurasia Daily Monitor By: Pavel Felgenhauer The Jamestown Foundation Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu used the shortened workweek before Red… Continue reading