... external interest groups combined their efforts and acted collectively against Erdogan’s government. Photo: euobserver.com And who are the protesters? So, at first the protesters were environmentalists – enthusiastic youth - who wanted to see Gezi Park intact and were against Istanbul municipality’s plans to redevelop Taksim square. But right after the protests began a lot of illegal, marginal, opposition groups, parties and organizations jumped into the scene and tried to manipulate and change the direction of the protest. And this is how environmentalist protests turned into political uprisings. They ...
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In your opinion, what are the US long-term goals for Russia?
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