Russian President Vladimir Putin attends the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum in St. Petersburg, Russia, Friday, May 25, 2018. Putin says the global economy has suffered from politically driven sanctions. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)
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The Saker Asks: Is Russia Really Ready to “Ditch” Iran?

Some kind of deal is being worked out between numerous parties in which everybody is probably trying hard to cheat everybody else, Realpolitik at its worst and most cynical – yes.  But hardly a betrayal of Iran by Russia.