Russia Says No and Yes to Iran Sanctions Simultaneously

Oh boy.  We’ve seen Kremlin doublespeak many times, but this is pretty close together

Medvedev on Reuters: Russia says it may consider Iran sanctions

Lavrov on Reuters, hours earlierRussia says still room for diplomacy with Iran

Conclusion?  Give it up.  Russia is not going to help on Iran – the status quo is the ideal for them to maintain.