Friday, 22 October , 2021

Russia-Turkey

Route of first Russian-Turkish patrol along key de-escalation line shortened to...

15 Mar, 2020 Russian and Turkish forces in Syria’s province of Idlib have had to shorten their first joint patrol mission aimed at maintaining truce...

How Turkey Lost a Battle of Wills, and Force, to Russia

By Scott Ritter March 9, 2020 When the history of the Syrian conflict is written, the fighting that took place between the Syrian Army and...

Russian S-400 purchase a ‘done deal,’ despite US freeze on F-35...

3 Apr, 2019 Turkey’s top diplomat has stood firm on Ankara’s commitment to buy the S-400 anti-air system from Russia, just days after the...

US threatens Turkey over Russian S-400 air defence purchase

By Jordan Shilton 28 March 2019 Turkish-US relations have deteriorated in recent weeks, with Washington threatening reprisals if Ankara goes ahead with the purchase of...

Around 100 Turkish military to start 5-month training to operate S-400...

The air defense system will be equipped with a domestically manufactured NATO-compatible friend-or-foe interrogator October 25, 2018 Around 100 Turkish military servicemen will undergo instruction in...

Putin & Erdogan agree Idlib buffer zone to avert new Syria...

17 Sep, 2018 Russia and Turkey have agreed a “demilitarized zone” between militants and government troops in Syria’s Idlib, President Vladimir Putin said after hours-long...

Turkey’s Erdogan gets no love from Russia on Idlib

By Amberin Zaman September 7, 2018 A critical summit between the presidents of Russia, Iran and Turkey to find common ground on Syria’s rebel-held...

Erdogan on S-400 Deal Amid US Sanctions Threat: ‘We Don’t Regret...

01.09.2018 The United States has warned its allies against buying S-400 air defense systems from Russia and threatened sanctions against any country anywhere that acquires...

The Battle for Turkey

Turkey's Erdogan says attack on economy no different from attack on flag amid US pressure 20 Aug, 2018 An attack on the Turkish economy is no...

A US trade war with Turkey over a little known pastor?...

Erdogan’s real crimes are buying the Russian S-400 missile system for Turkey, refusing to accept US support for America’s Kurdish YPG allies and allowing Islamist fighters to pour over Turkey’s...