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Turkey’s snuggling up to Russia is likely to hurt it

AT ISTANBUL’S naval museum, around the corner from President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s residence, reminders of one of Europe’s biggest geopolitical rivalries are everywhere. A bust commemorates Hasan Pasha of Algiers, a commander in a battle in which the Russian fleet burned the Ottoman one to a crisp. The remnants of the Mahmudiye, a galleon that led the siege of Sevastopol during the Crimean War, overlook rows of gilded boats used by the sultans. Such flare-ups are not just things of the distant past. In 2015 Turkish pilots shot down a Russian warplane, and the two powers appeared on the brink …read more

Source: The Economist

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