Results of the Iranian elections-2016 to Majlis and Council of experts haven't been officially declared yet, and the majority of mass media have already hurried to declare "a convincing victory of reformers". Data on Tehran where candidates of "conservatives" and "independent" haven't managed to win in one of thirty districts were a source of optimism. But data from provinces have soon begun to come, and it became clear that to speak about "a convincing victory" at least prematurely.
03-03-2016 Pankratenko Igor N. 1855 0
In Iran parliamentary elections have begun on February 26. The political scientist Sergey Grinyaev on air of radio Sputnik has expressed opinion that in current political campaign won't do without intervention from the West, however approach will be another.
26-02-2016 admin 1360 0
Iran doesn't intend to join the arrangement of Saudi Arabia and Russia on freezing of volumes of oil production. About it writes The Wall Street Journal with reference to the official representative of the Ministry of oil of Iran.
17-02-2016 admin 1649 0
The truce called in Syria looks still very strange and not up to the end clear even to "peremirshchik".
14-02-2016 admin 2157 0
Strategic objectives of Iran in Central Asia carry, first of all, political character and consist in creating in cooperation with the leaders of the Central Asian states a reliable barrier to terrorism, to religious extremism and activity of cross-border criminal groups, first of all – connected with drug traffic. Igor Pankratenko, the orientalist, the expert in the Middle East told about it in the exclusive comment of CA-News.
22-01-2016 Pankratenko Igor N. 1890 0
The president Barack Obama made the last appeal to the Congress. The term of its powers comes to an end soon, and many analysts consider the most considerable achievement of its administration removal of sanctions from Iran. On the other hand, the Middle Eastern policy of the USA which brought to sharp, already four times to falling of price of oil, is still a riddle: whether it is new strategy of Washington in the world, whether the next zigzag of so-called policy of "the operated chaos". The Middle East can become for someone a trap of "chaos", but for whom? Here in what a question …
22-01-2016 admin 2028 0
China was and remains, in fact, the only country which pursued independent policy for Iran in the last decade. Considering, certainly, the international environment, but thus on a step without receding from a pragmatism inherent in Beijing. When it was demanded by interests of national economy – China simply ignored the West position in the Iranian question and the sanctions imposed against Tehran. Today, after signing of the final Agreement in Vienna, two countries had a real opportunity to become strategic partners. Whether it will be realized?
20-01-2016 Pankratenko Igor N. 1621 0
Проект: Analytical work: the experience of Russian and foreign experts
"Big game" in the Middle East, since 19th century, never terminated. Periodically its form, players, their purposes and tasks which they set for themselves changed. The Middle East — it not only a cradle of civilizations and the biggest oil and gas tank of the planet, it also a traditional place of crossing of cultures, international trade where three parts of the world together meet: Asia, Africa and Europe.
19-01-2016 admin 2424 0
On the western direction of Russia 3 new divisions will be created; the aircraft of ZVO will be armed with the supermaneuverable Su-35 fighters in 2016; the division of the surface-to-air missile Pantsir-C1 rocket and gun system will come to the Western Military District; Engineering troops of East military district in 2016 will receive new heavy machinery; the fleet will receive two new "Lada" submarines only in 2019; Airborne forces will receive an innovative parachute complex for the armored personnel carrier in 2017; in the updated strategy of national safety of the Russian Federation there are no the formulations determining by NATO as "threat" - the Russian Foreign Ministry; Lithuania will develop the second motor-infantry brigade in five years; OPK developed the radio-electronic equipment of new generation; Europe asked Russia to create a space nuclear board; Moscow and Belgrade signed the protocol on creation in Serbia of the center for service of helicopters; The Afghan Air Force received the first party of warplanes from the USA; Aeros Corporation will deliver to Ukraine the integrated systems of supervision on state border. About these and other events in monitoring of mass media in a week from January 11 to January 17, 2016.
17-01-2016 admin 2264 0
Today the historical event took place. The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Iran Mohammad Javad Zarif who arrived on a visit to Vienna declared that the sanctions imposed against the country will be removed today. The minister called removal of sanctions "a positive event both for Iran, and for all Middle East" …
17-01-2016 Pankratenko Igor N. 1905 0