Why does Russia back the Syrian Government - even against the Arab collation against Syria - are they crazy?
Russia also gave Iran nuclear know - how
are we still in a cold war with them.
- 8 years agoFavorite Answer
Perhaps because they are the last remaining secular government remaining in the Middle East and North Africa. Assad is no better or worse then the groups that will eventually dominate Egypt, Libya and all the other Muslim countries
- 8 years ago
Russia is trying to re-construct its super power image, they are grabbing up the nations that the U.S won't touch.