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Russian failures in Ukraine last month could have wide-ranging repercussions in the Middle East.
Hezbollah and other Iranian proxies are closely watching the conflict in Ukraine. Russia is a key ally of the Syrian ruling regime. also plays a role in the Syrian civil war. It is known that Hezbollah also sent its fighters to the areas adjacent to the Golan Heights.
Russia's failures are alarming in Damascus, and may also worry Tehran and its henchmen.
This is a difficult question, because there is no clarity about Russian support for Iran, and it does not appear that Russia is supporting Iran's proxies or its conflict with Israel. However, Russia has a role to play in stabilizing the Syrian regime. for Iran. If Russia becomes weaker, this could mean that the West will take a stronger position in relations with Iran and other authoritarian regimes.
On the other hand, the more Russia focuses on Ukraine, the more Iran will be able to expand its influence in Syria. A Russian defeat on the battlefield will generally demonstrate to Iran that Russian military technology is not as good as Moscow claims, which will also affect Iran's decisions regarding the use of these technologies.
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