Nikolay Kozhanov

Nikolay Kozhanov

Nikolay Kozhanov is a visiting associate professor at the Gulf Studies Center of Qatar University. He is also a senior research fellow at the Institute of World Economy and International Relations in Moscow.

Iran

Will Russia back US' maximum pressure on Iran?

US-Russian cooperation on Iran has its limits.

Will Russia back US' maximum pressure on Iran?

Iran

How Iran is mishandling the fallout of the US sanctions

Having vowed to protect the 'downtrodden', the Islamic Republic is unable to undertake any major structural reforms.

How Iran is mishandling the fallout of the US sanctions

Russia

Russian influence in the Gulf has its limits

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov came back home almost empty-handed after his recent trip to the Gulf.

Russian influence in the Gulf has its limits

Russia

Will Russia benefit from a failed Iran nuclear deal?

Russia might benefit marginally from a collapsing Iran nuclear deal but it does not see it as a positive development.

Will Russia benefit from a failed Iran nuclear deal?

Middle East

The Russian-Saudi rapprochement and Iran

Would Russia draw closer to Saudi Arabia and risk losing Iran?

The Russian-Saudi rapprochement and Iran