Our guest today is Dr. Vladimir Sotnikov, Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences, and Director of “East-West Strategic Studies Center”. Our discussion is dedicated to a double summit of BRIKS and the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in Ufa, Republic of Bashkortostan, as well as to a nuclear deal with Iran and advance of the so called “Islamic State” (ISIS) in the area. Host – Alexander Domrin.