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Saudi Arabia to Buy S-400 Air Defense System From Russia - Haaretz

FILE PHOTO: Russian S-400 Triumph/SA-21 Growler medium-range and long-range surface-to-air missile systems drive during the Victory Day parade at Red Square in Moscow, Russia, May 9, 2015. Sputnik Photo Agency/REUTERS. A strategic crisis could set the ...and more »

Unlikely allies: Oil brings Saudi king to Moscow - CNNMoney

For years, the world's biggest oil producers have clashed over Middle East politics and battled for energy market share. But their desperate need to rescue oil prices brought them together last year and that partnership was the focus of talks Thursday ...and more »

Saudi king in historic first visit to Russia for talks with Putin - South China Morning Post

Saudi King Salman arrived in Moscow on Wednesday on the first ever visit by a Saudi monarch to Russia. As part of the four-day trip, the king is due to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday for talks in the Kremlin expected to focus on ...and more »

Russian opposition holds rallies on Putin's birthday -

Events supporting opposition leader Alexei Navalny drew thousands of protesters in cities across the country. by Mariya Petkova. 7 Oct 2017. Play Video. Play. Mute. Current Time 0:00. /. Duration Time 0:00. Loaded: 0%. 0:00. Progress: 0%. 0:00 ...and more »

Saudi King, in Russia, Seeks Warmer Ties With a Longtime Foe - New York Times

MOSCOW — President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia warmly welcomed King Salman of Saudi Arabia under the gleaming chandeliers of the Kremlin on Thursday, signaling a rapprochement between two longtime rivals who have faced off in some of the world's ...and more »

Russia, Saudi Arabia cement new friendship with king's visit - The Jerusalem Post

First visit by Saudi king to Russia signifies the importance of Russia in the Middle East and in the global oil market. 2 minute read. Share on facebook. Share on twitter. Russia's Putin receives Saudi King Salman for talks in Kremlin. (Reuters). Play ...and more »

Putin, Saudi King focus on Syria, oil price stabilisation - New Europe

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud meet in the Kremlin, Moscow, Russia, October 5, 2017. Author. Kostis Geropoulos By Kostis Geropoulos Energy & Russian Affairs Editor, New Europe. Read Next. Cyprus, Greece eye ...and more »

King Salman in Moscow: Could Russia and Saudi Arabia form an unlikely alliance? - Middle East Eye

At last, Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdul Aziz al-Saud is in Moscow in the first ever visit by a Saudi monarch. The visit was described by Sergei Lavrov, Russian foreign minister, as "a real turning point in relations between the two countries". It ...and more »

Saudi king takes 1500 people, furniture and a (faulty) golden escalator to Russia -

Saudi Arabia's King Salman gets stuck on his golden escalator at Vnukovo Airport, outside Moscow, Russia. Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz brought 1500 people, a golden escalator and his own carpets on his historic, four-day state visit to Russia ...and more »

Saudi king, Putin agree deals on historic Russia trip -

Russia and Saudi Arabia announce large investment agreements and joint ventures to further cement relations. 5 Oct 2017. Saudi Arabia has signed preliminary agreements to buy S-400 air defence systems from Russia, officials said, on the sidelines of ...and more »