As Turkey’s coup strains ties with West, detente with Russia gathers pace

By Nick Tattersall and Alexander Winning ISTANBUL/MOSCOW (Reuters) – As Turkey’s relations with Europe and the United States are strained by the fallout from its failed coup, President Tayyip Erdogan travels to Russia on Tuesday to meet Vladimir Putin in… Read More ›
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Turkey, Russia take steps for reconciliation ahead of Erdoğan-Putin meeting

ISTANBUL – On the evening of August 31, the newly built stadium in Antalya on Turkey’s Mediterranean coast will host a soccer match between the national teams of Turkey and Russia. It is scheduled as a “friendly” match, although relations… Read More ›
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