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Olesya Astakhova

Olesya Astakhova is a columnist with Reuters.


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  • Saudi visit showcases Putin's growing Middle East influence

    Russian President Vladimir Putin visits Saudi Arabia on Monday for the first time in over a decade, seeking to capitalise on growing influence borne of military advances in Syria, strong ties with regional rivals and cooperation on energy policy. Moscow accrued power in the Middle East in 2015 by...