Russia Sides With Shias
In 2011, United States Loses Sunni Leaders in the Muslims World.
Iran is gaining power across the Middle East.
Russia decided to take revenge of its defeat in Afghanistan in 1988.
in 2012, Russia opposed U.S. and Europe at the U.N on Syrian conflict.
With the third veto against Syria at the United Nations Security Council in July 2012, Russia was sent a clear signal that it is siding with Syria and Iran.
Moscow is aiding the rise of the Shia Crescent in the Middle East.