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Will Libya Have a Negative Impact on Russia-Turkey Relations
Will Libya Have a Negative Impact on Russia-Turkey Relations?

Until recently, Russian media engagement with the Eastern Mediterranean was limited to the situation in Syria, but the...

Thursday, January 2, 2020

How Does Russia View Turkish-US Relations
How Does Russia View Turkish-US Relations?

While Russia's mainstream media often focuses on the problematic relations between Turkey and the West, Russian think...

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Defense Trade and Foreign Policy An Interview with CAST Director
Defense, Trade and Foreign Policy: An Interview with CAST Director Ruslan Pukhov

Turkey became a very influential actor in the Middle East and Eurasia. But this Turkey was not the master of its own sky....

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

What Does Russia Want From Syria
What Does Russia Want From Syria?

The task of Russia looks much more complex and goes beyond specific case of the Syrian civil war, having military and...

Monday, September 30, 2019

Can Russia Install its Kadyrov in Syria
Can Russia Install its Kadyrov in Syria?

Russia can find its Syrian Kadyrov. However, in contrast to Chechnya, Russia needs to balance and share power with another...

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

How will US Sanctions on Russia Affect Turkey
How will US Sanctions on Russia Affect Turkey?

The U.S. sanctions on Russia restrict Ankara’s cooperation with Moscow on the energy issue and will have a negative impact...

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

How US Sanctions on Iran and Russia affect Turkey
How US Sanctions on Iran and Russia affect Turkey

SETA Istanbul held a panel on June 18, 2019, discussing the broader affect that the sanctions or Iran and Russia will have...

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Turkey and Russia Partners by Fate
Turkey and Russia Partners by Fate?

Russia is aware that Turkey maintains an independent foreign policy and establishing close ties with Moscow is beneficial...

Friday, June 7, 2019

The Nightmare in Idlib is Real A Firsthand Account of
The Nightmare in Idlib is Real: A Firsthand Account of the Horrors Being Perpetrated Today

Eight months later, the Assad regime, backed by Russian air power, has conducted a ruthless aerial campaign which has...

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

What's the Special Chemistry Between Russia and Israel
What's the Special Chemistry Between Russia and Israel?

The multi-million Russian-speaking diaspora in Israel and a few but influential Jewish diaspora in Russia, trade and...

Sunday, April 21, 2019

How Durable are Relations Between Turkey and Russia
How Durable are Relations Between Turkey and Russia?

The main risks for the future of relations between Turkey and Russia are related to the exerting of external pressure and...

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Sputnik Türkiye The Voice of Moscow
Sputnik Türkiye: The Voice of Moscow?

Views on Sputnik expressed both in Turkey and Western countries must be interpreted as reviews made on the new link of...

Friday, January 25, 2019

What was Offered to Ankara in Moscow
What was Offered to Ankara in Moscow?

Maintaining a negotiation process with Russia or the U.S. will not provide Turkey with ultimate solutions to its security...

Saturday, January 26, 2019

Russia-NATO war closer than ever
Russia-NATO war closer than ever?

While Russia called its highest ranking diplomat in Kiev’s Embassy to Moscow, Ukraine discussed a proposal to impose...

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

The Dynamics Behind the Istanbul Summit
The Dynamics Behind the Istanbul Summit

The Istanbul Summit is much more critical in terms of exposing the vital position of Turkey and Russia in the Syrian...

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Does Quadruple Talk in Istanbul Signal Peace for Syria
Does Quadruple Talk in Istanbul Signal Peace for Syria?

One way to prevent a regime coalition offensive in Idlib would be if the U.S. stepped in. If the U.S. could come to a more...

Saturday, October 27, 2018

Turkey amp Russia renew confidence ahead of October 15 demilitarization
Turkey & Russia renew confidence ahead of October 15 demilitarization deadline

Turkish Ministry of National Defence announced that the withdrawal of heavy weapons from the demilitarized zone of Idlib...

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Russian military tests arms to gain experience in Syria
Russian military tests arms to gain experience in Syria

Figures illustrate that Russia has tested several new weapon systems in Syria.

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Winning Idlib
Winning Idlib

At this stage, the most important objective for Turkey is to solve the potential radicalization of the armed groups. If...

Friday, September 21, 2018

As Diplomacy Moves on in Idlib so does Turkey s
As Diplomacy Moves on in Idlib, so does Turkey’s Deterrence Strategy

Turkey’s primary strategy in this game is to deter the Syrian regime from a brutal offensive while trying to find a middle...

Monday, September 17, 2018

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