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Tensions between Russia and Turkey in Syria; effort for peace or Total War

... attacks targeted more than 30 Turkish troops, two Syrian military aircraft. About 19 Syrian soldiers, some Liwa Zainebiyoun, Fatemiyoun and Hezbollah forces were also killed In the Turkish UAV attacks. In the meantime, the reasons for this tension and Russia-Turkey-Iran competition in Syria should be examined. Although Russia and Turkey negotiated three rounds, they still failed to lead to a Cease Fire in Syria. On the one hand, Bashar al-Assad's government is dissatisfied with Turkey's non-compliance with the Sochi and Astana talks,...


Idlib: An Uphill Battle for Turkey

Tayyip Erdogan has made up his mind to lock horns with Russia in Syria The killing of 33 Turkish soldiers in air raids in Syria's Idlib province is likely to prove a major blow for President Tayyip Erdogan, who has made up his mind to lock horns with Russia in Syria. Turkey has been pushed towards a frontline war with Northern Syria by its Western allies without knowing the consequences of this unending battle. Ruslan Mamedov: Troubled Partners: What Russia and Turkey are Dividing Up in Syria Four Turkish political ...


2020 Forecast: Revealing the Future of the Middle East

... security will aggravate in the country, mainly in Tripoli, unless an agreement is reached among militant groups in addition to Turkey, the UAE, Qatar, Egypt, the USA and Russia. The impeachment process of US President Donald Trump and the US role in the MENA region would determine the future of conflicts in many countries starting from Iraq, Syria, Yemen, Libya and the future government in Lebanon, Iraq and Algeria, Turkey and Iran. It is also expected that many MENA ...


Deepening Russia-Turkey Relations

... study performed by the RIAC and the Center for Strategic Research (SAM) of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey. SAM publishes academic journal “Perceptions: Journal of International Affairs” (Turkey), an English language journal ... ... materials included in this report were initially published in a special issue of PERCEPTIONS . The paper presents the views of Russian and Turkish experts in the field of International Relations on the relationship between the two sides with a focus on ...


Syrian Unity Is Impossible without a Deal between Russia, the USA and Turkey

... pressure on Ankara. In general, the situation in Idlib and northeast Syria is frozen. The agreements between Russia and Turkey restrain the threat of escalation. However, in the long run, the deals may fail. Ruslan Mamedov: Troubled Partners: What Russia and Turkey are Dividing Up in Syria Recent attacks in Tel Abyad testify the difficulties of implementing the second Sochi memorandum . Although the Syrian border guards are taking control of the border, the YPG remains in Manbij, Tel Rifaat, al-Qamishli and other areas outside the ...


Ian Bond: EU Is Always Open to Dialogue with Russia, but It All Depends on the Terms

... editorial team recently sat down with Ian Bond , Director of Foreign Policy at the Centre for European Reform. Bond is an expert in Russia and the former Soviet Union, European foreign policy, as well as Europe/Asia relations and US foreign policy. In this interview,... ... markets and not favor the creation of European champions, let the market decide, who is the champion and who isn’t. Recently, Turkey launched military operations in northern Syria. In your opinion, how does the EU see Turkey’s actions in Syria? I think this will raise a lot of questions for the EU....


Troubled Partners: What Russia and Turkey are Dividing Up in Syria

Why Russia and Turkey Need Each Other in SyriaTurkey is our close partner, our ally,” said Presidential Spokesperson and Turkologist Dmitry Peskov on the eve of the meeting in the town of Zhukovsky near Moscow. On August 27, President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin met his ...


Operation Towards Eastern Syria: Repercussions on TurkeyRussia Relations

... countries. A Turkish operation against the YPG will not change the status of Russia in Syria. Hence, there is no reason for bilateral relations to be affected negatively. Furthermore, there is the Astana peace process which has been accomplished on the Syrian conflict. Turkey and Russia are the Astana partners who are managing the Syrian conflict together. In this regard, the Astana format’s importance will be boosted with Turkey’s military operation that limits the Syrian agenda of the U.S. The understanding between Turkey ...


Russian Diplomacy with Turkey over Syria

... garner popular votes for his political party by continuing an armed campaign against the Syrian Kurds. The current economic crisis and political fallout in Turkey provides valuable insight on the consequences of Turkey’s continued armed campaign inside Syria. More importantly for Russia, this economic downturn in Turkey puts into question Turkey’s ability to pay back the expenses used in constructing the Akkuyu power plant. By the time the Akkuyu power plant becomes operational in 2023 there is no guarantee that Erdogan or the AKP will be in power in Turkey ...


RIAC at Beirut Seminar on Economic Recovery of Syria

... representatives took part in the event organized by Konrad Adenauer Foundation and Omran Center for Strategic Studies on the Syrian restoration. On April 24–25, 2019, in Beirut, RIAC representatives took part in the event organized by Konrad Adenauer ... ... the «Euphrates Shield» areas. Alexander Aksenyonok, RIAC Vice President, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Russia, presented the Russian view on the challenges of economic recovery in Syria. Some ideas were expressed by Ruslan Mamedov,...


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  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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