A Turkish flag (R) flies among other flags of NATO members during the North Atlantic Council at NATO headquarters in Brussels, July 28, 2015.  (photo by REUTERS/Francois Lenoir)

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Will Turkey leave NATO?

Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017 | Yekaterina
Chulkovskaya, Contributor

Observers wonder whether an offer of full membership in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization would lure Turkey away from NATO and the country's "suffering" at the hands of the European Union.

Why Syrian refugees don't go to Russia

Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016 | Yekaterina
Chulkovskaya, Contributor

With little help from the Russian government and a very small chance for asylum, few Syrian refugees travel to Russia.

Why Russia isn’t rushing to lift sanctions on Turkey

Monday, Nov. 28, 2016 | Yekaterina
Chulkovskaya, Contributor

Russia appears to be in no hurry to remove all of its sanctions against Turkey, even though it’s been a year since they were imposed.

Why Moscow won't recognize genocide against Yazidis in Iraq

Friday, Nov. 11, 2016 | Yekaterina
Chulkovskaya, Contributor

The newly established Yazidi Congress in Russia is the first political platform uniting all Yazidis in their quest to urge Russia to recognize genocide against Yazidis in Sinjar, Iraq.

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Yekaterina Chulkovskaya is a Russian journalist writing on the Middle East, as well as politics and social issues in Russia’s Muslim regions. She is a columnist for Russian Forbes, a freelance writer for the online newspaper Meduza and a former editor for Turkish edition of Russia Beyond the Hеadlines. She holds a master’s degree in international relations from Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO-University).

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