Armored military vehicles monitor the Syrian side of the border, near the southeastern city of Kilis, Turkey, March 2, 2017. (photo by REUTERS/Murad Sezer)

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Fate of Russian detainees in Turkey still unclear

Friday, Aug. 4, 2017 | Yekaterina
Chulkovskaya, Contributor

Turkish officials have yet to decide the future of three Russians — including a toddler — who were intercepted as they were allegedly traveling to Syria to join the Islamic State.

Moscow festival reflects hope for Turkey’s tourism sector

Tuesday, Jun. 13, 2017 | Yekaterina
Chulkovskaya, Contributor

Russian tourists are returning to Turkey’s relatively warm climes as relations between the countries thaw.

Russia remains unconcerned by Trump's anti-Iran rhetoric

Friday, May. 26, 2017 | Yekaterina
Chulkovskaya, Contributor

US President Donald Trump tells the Saudis what they want to hear, but Russian experts don't expect him to renege on the Iran deal.

Is Russia’s planned missile sale to Turkey the real deal?

Wednesday, May. 10, 2017 | Yekaterina
Chulkovskaya, Contributor

Though some critics claim Turkey has no serious intention of buying defense systems from Russia, some military experts say the proposal is definitely feasible.

Russia, Turkey to talk tariffs

Tuesday, Apr. 25, 2017 | Yekaterina
Chulkovskaya, Contributor

It looks like Ankara’s retaliatory tariffs on Russian wheat will bring the two parties together in another attempt to compromise on sanctions and import taxes.

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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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