Debating Russia crisis Syria Peter Lavelle
Debating Russia this week with Peter Lavelle discusses Russia and the changing Middle East. Russia is often criticised for its position on the war in Syria. However, it is often overlooked that Russia has consistently defended international law and called for an end to the conflict through negotiations. With Peter Lavelle are: In London, Professor Saad Jawad, Senior Visiting Fellow at the Middle East Centre, LSE and Afshin Rattansi, Sony award-winning journalist, novelist and CEO of Alternate Reality Productions Ltd And in Moscow, Nikolay Surkov, Assistant Professor at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations.