Search: West,Turkey (3 materials)

Hidden Traces in the Armenia-Azerbaijan Сonflict

... deals signed, including a nuclear plant and a gas pipeline that will allow Moscow to gain independence from Ukraine and export its gas to Europe via the Black Sea and Turkey, all are steps of good cooperation. The handover of the Russian S-400 system to Turkey is also a matter of pride and sovereignty for the latter, which feels the West's betrayal of it on several issues. This includes membership in the European Union, Washington's support for the Syrian extension of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) (classified on NATO's terrorist lists), and the extradition of Gulen. However,...

12.10.2020

Andrey Kortunov: the West is not the Only Option for Russia and Turkey

... will serve both Moscow and Ankara. Both Erdogan and Putin are disappointed with their relations with the West, for different reasons. What unites Russia and Turkey? First of all, both Erdogan and Putin are disappointed with their relations with the West, for different reasons. Although Russia and Turkey have different vís-a-vís stories with the European Union, most are convinced that both countries feel they are not treated properly, that they are not respected enough by their Western counterparts. This is something that definitely ...

10.08.2016

What lessons should politics learn from religion?

... lack of effective communication channels between Russian and Western political elites and top brass, the possibility of the war, even though hypothetical, is increasing amidst the tension between Turkey and Russia. The world might underestimate the Turkey factor in Russia-West relations and its implications for the world stability, when it was probably the case during the onset of the Ukraine crisis, before the Euromaidan protests turned into the civil war in the country. “I wouldn’t dare to say that the possibility ...

20.02.2016

Poll conducted

  1. In your opinion, what are the US long-term goals for Russia?
    U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements  
     33 (31%)
    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
     30 (28%)
    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
     24 (22%)
    U.S. wants to establish alliance relations with Russia under the US conditions to rival China  
     21 (19%)
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