Independent and cutting-edge analysis on Turkey and its neighborhood

This article focuses on current Turkish-Russian relations which have been propelled by intensified energy cooperation. It draws attention to both the Turkish and the Russian foreign policy approaches that have changed significantly in the past decade, increasing both countries’ leverage in regional affairs, including the Caucasus. The process of Turkish-Armenian rapprochement is analyzed, with a view to its potential implications for the prospective regional energy projects in the context of the Turkish-Armenian and Russian-Armenian bilateral relations.

 

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Maria Beat
Maria Beat
From the Desk of the Editor Since the founding of the Turkish Republic, competing conceptions of Turkish identity have existed. Among many examples, the role of Islam has been contested, Kurdish and Turkish nationalisms have clashed, and various identity-based movements have ebbed and flowed, shaping political cleavages. National identity contestation has also spilled over into Turkey’s relationship with its Western...
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