AsiaDiplomacyEnergyEuropeGlobal IssuesMiddle EastPoliticsRussiaSecurityWorld

Erdogan’s Russian Pipe Dreams

While Turkey’s President dreams big power dreams, Putin plays Erdogan like a fiddle.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan attended the opening of Russia’s international air show, MAKS, in late August as the guest of his counterpart Vladimir Putin.

  • Aykan Erdemir
  • the Globalist

Despite its NATO membership, Turkey has continued its slide into the Kremlin’s sphere of influence, as illustrated by Putin pitching his country’s Su-35 and Su-57 jets to Erdogan while Russian cargo planes landed in…

Even so, Erdogan’s visit to Moscow was less about shopping for Russian military hardware than it was about his desperation for…

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Back to top button
Close