Mikhail Meyer: Russia got what it wanted from Turkey

Mikhail Meyer: Russia got what it wanted from Turkey

Russia and Turkey have a long way to reach complete cooperation, since it is the nature of politics, the President of the Institute of Asia and Africa of the Moscow State University named after M.V. Lomonosov, Mikhail Meyer, …

Putin holds phone conversation with Erdogan

Putin holds phone conversation with Erdogan

Russian President Vladimir Putin held a phone conversation with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The presidential press services issued official reports about this conversation. Kremlin …

Deadlock of the Georgian Military Road: View from Armenia

Deadlock of the Georgian Military Road: View from Armenia

Not wishing to fundamentally resolve the problem of transport links with Russia through the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict settlement and opening the borders with Azerbaijan, today Armenia is looking for ways to bypass the Georgian Military Road, …

Terrorist attack at Ataturk airport: overall picture

Terrorist attack at Ataturk airport: overall picture

Ataturk International Airport has resumed its work, there are both arrivals and departures of flights, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim, who arrived on the scene, stated. "Investigative measures are still …

Istanbul airport explosions: 28 dead, 60 injured

Istanbul airport explosions: 28 dead, 60 injured

At least 28 people have been killed and 60 others wounded in the attack on Istanbul Ataturk Airport in Turkey. Several attackers blew themselves up at Turkey’s largest airport after a confrontation with police on Tuesday night, according to Turkish authorities and television reports. Earlier, the justice minister, Bekir Bozdag, said that one of the attackers had fired an automatic weapon before detonating explosives, The New York Times reports. According to the TV channel CNN Turk, a Turkish government official said that the police fired shots at two suspected attackers at the entryway to the airport’s international terminal, in an effort to stop them before they reached the building’s security checkpoint. The two suspects then blew themselves up, the official said.

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What#039s behind Turkey#039s rapprochement moves towards Israel and Russia?

What's behind Turkey's rapprochement moves towards Israel and Russia?

This agreement is dictated on both sides by realpolitik, with Turkey's need for energy and Israel needing an export route for its gas

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