Early indicators show that the pandemics is affecting the privileged relation between some religious groups and their state: the state restrictions over religious practices in Russia have eroded the trust between the Russian Orthodox Church and Putin, while the support of Trump by white evangelicals has started to weaken.
Italy, Spain, France, Iran, Brazil, Russia, the U.
After their defeat in 2016, the Democrats focused on investigating claims of Russian interference in the US elections, hoping to severely harm Trump, yet the outcome was not as they had hoped, and Trump’s position remained largely untarnished.
It must be admitted that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan played a significant role in achieving the ceasefire by conducting an active diplomacy with both regional and international actors, such as Russia, Germany, Algeria and Tunisia.
Today, Central Asian states may rely heavily on Russia's military force in case of any attacks from the outside, but if the state has a weak government and the institutions are not developed enough, such as in the case of Kyrgyzstan, then this may lead towards serious attempts by Daesh groups to establish a terror network.
The final declaration shows that unity against Russia’s “aggressive policy” is still at the top of the agenda for the organization.
These include relations of NATO members with Russia, terrorism threats, the intractable Syrian conflict, and the refugee crisis.
For instance, Germany, some other EU countries, as well as leading figures of EU bodies, criticized Macron’s positions against an EU-US trade agreement and his so-called one-sided ambitions concerning relations with Russia.
The US stated that Turkey could be accepted into the F-35 program so long as it does not activate the Russian S-400 missile air defense systems.
After his statements on Syrian oil responses were made by the President of the Syrian Arab Republic Bashar al-Assad, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.
AKK who is currently Chancellor Merkel’s preferred successor, stated that Germany “cannot just stand by and watch and not do anything” about Syria, while outlining her safe zone suggestion, one that which would be internationally controlled and involve Turkey and Russia.
In fact, Turkey was the only country that has paid attention to the humanitarian needs on the field when compared with the US, Russia, and Iran.
hen Turkey purchased the S-400 missile defense system from Russia it created a diplomatic furor among some NATO allies, primarily the US, that saw the decision as a threat to NATO solidarity.
Nevertheless, rising tensions in US-Turkey relations, the escalation of a diplomatic crisis with the US, as well as the ambiguity of Russia-Turkey relations during the operation forced the CHP to change its discourse.
Although, the US handover of Manbij was anomaly in the western part of the Euphrates River, the race to control Manbij caused no major security instability in the region, and expected to result in further cooperation by Turkey with Russia in northeast Syria.
In order to seek a way out the YPG appears to have shaken hands with the Assad regime and Russia.