Russian-Israeli friendship and its impact on the Syrian crisis

Recently, Western media have been writing about Russia’s return to the Middle East and its increasing role in the region. Indeed, Russia has been involved in the Syrian war for last several years. There is also tactical rapprochement with Turkey and Iran.

Certain analytics and experts believe that the Russian military presence in Syria is a guarantee of Assad’s regime survival. In Moscow you can hear an expression: “Russians don’t desert their own”. Let’s look, does Russia actually protect Assad’s regime and is he such a valuable ally of Russia?

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May 24, 2018, “Al Arabiya”