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13 — 17 march 2017
On March 13th, 2017 the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) held a roundtable dedicated to the contemporary state and prospects for development of Russia-Turkey relations at the International Multimedia Press Center “Rossiya Segodnya”. The leading experts on Russia-Turkey relations discussed past, present and future cooperation between both countries. The event was scheduled for the official visit of Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, the president of Turkey, as well as for the meeting of the High- Level Russian-Turkish Cooperation Council.
09 march 2017
The conflict around Nagorno-Karabakh was one of the first of its kind in the former USSR. Over the past quarter of a century, it has transformed from an intercommunal and inter-republic conflict within a single state (the USSR) into a protracted confrontation between Armenia and Azerbaijan with the prospects for resolution being unclear. Russia (the successor to the USSR) has expressed an interest in settling this confrontation, as have neighbouring Turkey and Iran, and a number of external actors, namely the United States and the European Union.
11 january 2017
09 january 2017
28 december 2016
The report outlines the dynamics and structure of ties between Russia and Turkey in trade, economics, construction, energy and non-for-profit sector. The authors emphasize the overall progressive nature of the bilateral relations. However, the uncertain geopolitical situation largely linked to third countries affects several major joint economic projects, and could bring about negative consequences in the future. The political forces in both countries are also influenced by public demand, which softenes the worsening political differences, despite certain contradictory views and complicated regional problems.
21 december 2016
"We will always honour H.E. Mr. Ambassador's memory and will not allow this attack to shed a shadow on Turkish-Russian friendship. "
19 december 2016
Since the 1990s, Russia–Turkey bilateral relations have, despite a number of contradictions, been of a generally progressive nature. Cooperation between the two countries reached a qualitatively new level in 2002, when the Justice and Development Party led by Recep Tayyip Erdogan was elected into power. According to various estimates, the share of Turkish construction companies on the Russian market before the crisis was between 20 per cent and one third.
16 december 2016
On December 16, 2016 Ankara hosted international conference "Deepening Turkey-Russia relations" organized by Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) together with SAM, Center for Strategic Research of Turkey's Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
16 december 2016
To assess the current state and development prospects of Russia–Turkey energy relations, it is necessary to take a closer look at the changes that have taken place on Turkey’s domestic energy market, the key features of its energy policy, and the possibilities of using the country’s transit potential. It is also important to evaluate the risks associated with pursuing Russian interests in the country and the surrounding region.
15 december 2016
Economic ties between Russia and Turkey were in the ascendant over the past two decades as trade grew, mutual investment increased, Russian tourists visited in droves, energy cooperation expanded and cultural ties strengthened. Then an incident on the Turkish-Syrian border caused substantial damage not only to political but also to economic relations.
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