Russia and Turkey

Russian ship sinks after collision near Turkey#039s Bosphorus

Russian ship sinks after collision near Turkey's Bosphorus

The Russian Black Sea Fleet's research vessel Liman sank in the sea after it collided with another ship, with the vessel’s entire crew rescued, Russia’s Defense Ministry said. "The ship Liman sank from holes below …

Skeleton of Russian general found inside coffin in Turkey’s Ardahan

Skeleton of Russian general found inside coffin in Turkey’s Ardahan

A coffin thought to belong to a Russian general has been unearthed during foundation excavations for a construction project in the Turkish province of Ardahan, Doğan News Agency reported. Workers found a coffin with cross on it during …

Isik: Putin and Erdogan may discuss contract on S-400 missile systems

Isik: Putin and Erdogan may discuss contract on S-400 missile systems

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan are expected to discuss a contract on buying S-400 missile systems in Sochi on May 3, Turkey’s Defense Minister Fikri …

Turkey extends visa-free travel for Russians to 90 days

Turkey extends visa-free travel for Russians to 90 days

Turkey has extended the maximum stay for Russian citizens from 60 days to 90 days, the Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said in Alanya. "The Russians can now be in Turkey without a visa for 90 …

Ankara reveals date of Erdogan#039s visit to Russia

Ankara reveals date of Erdogan's visit to Russia

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan plans to visit Russia on May 3, the Turkish president’s office said. "This trip has been scheduled. Our president plans to visit Russia on May 3 and hold talks with Mr. …

Peskov: Putin discussed possible meeting with Erdogan

Peskov: Putin discussed possible meeting with Erdogan

Russian President's press secretary Dmitry Peskov spoke about what Vladimir Putin has disscused during phone talks with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan. They discussed …

Why Ankara refuses Kemalist project

Why Ankara refuses Kemalist project

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Russia is the only country which is currently interested in strong Turkey, a political scientist

Slutsky: referendum in Turkey not to affect its ties with Russia

Slutsky: referendum in Turkey not to affect its ties with Russia

The chairman of the State Duma’s international affairs committee, Leonid Slutsky, believes that the outcome of the Turkish referendum will cause no harm to relations of partnership with Russia. "Relations …

Andrey Baklanov: Referendum changes situation in favor of Erdogan

Andrey Baklanov: "Referendum changes situation in favor of Erdogan"

The deputy head of the Council of the Russian Diplomats Association on the outcome of the Turkish referendum

Kremlin: Turkish people’s choice must be respected

Kremlin: Turkish people’s choice must be respected

The choice made by Turkey at Sunday’s referendum on expanding presidential powers must be respected, the Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. "The referendum is absolutely a sovereign affair of the Turkish …

Cavusoglu: West is sick with Russia and Turkey

Cavusoglu: West is sick with Russia and Turkey

  The head of the Turkish Foreign Ministry, Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, called the desire of the West to interfere in the affairs of Turkey and Russia a long-term disease "This category of states imagine themselves …

Putin and Erdogan hold telephone conversation

Putin and Erdogan hold telephone conversation

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan discussed the latest developments in Syria by phone, the Kremlin said. During the conversation, …

Cavusoglu: there are no problems with charter flights from Russia

Cavusoglu: there are no problems with charter flights from Russia

Turkey sees no problems with charter flights from Russia, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said. According to him, in the near future Turkish delegation, headed by Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet …

 Mehmet Simsek and Nihat Zeybekci to arrive in Moscow on April 17

Mehmet Simsek and Nihat Zeybekci to arrive in Moscow on April 17

Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek and Minister of Economy Nihat Zeybekci will arrive in Moscow on April 17, Turkish Ambassador to Moscow Huseyin Dirioz said. …

Turkish court arrests Chechnya native detained with explosives - media

Turkish court arrests Chechnya native detained with explosives - media

A court in Turkey ruled to arrest Russian Citizen Djamalali Gadjiev, who was detained earlier at the border with Syria carrying 1.5 kilograms of explosives, two grenades and a suicide vest, Anadolu reported. Gadjiev is …

Cavusoglu: Russia must stop insisting on Assad#039s leadership in Syria

Cavusoglu: Russia must stop insisting on Assad's leadership in Syria

Turkey remains committed to a ceasefire in Syria, but Russia must stop insisting that Bashar al-Assad should remain as leader of the country, Ankara's foreign minister said on Sunday, Yeni Safak reports. …

Aleksandrov ensemble reads total dictation in Istunbul

Aleksandrov ensemble reads total dictation in Istunbul

Total dictation at the Aydin University of Istanbul was read by the artists of Aleksandrov Academic Song and Dance Ensemble of the Russian Army, the soloist Mikhail Novikov said. According to him, it was a great honor for the ensemble …

Cavusoglu intends to discuss Syria with Lavrov

Cavusoglu intends to discuss Syria with Lavrov

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said that he intends to hold a conversation with the Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on the acute Syrian issue. "We held a conversation with US …

Russia and Turkey hold joint drills in Black Sea

Russia and Turkey hold joint drills in Black Sea

Russia's Black Sea Fleet and Turkey's navy held joint exercises in the Black Sea, the fleet's spokesman Vyacheslav Trukhachev said. "As part of the drill, ships of the two countries practiced… …

Putin and Erdogan discuss ceasefire in Syria

Putin and Erdogan discuss ceasefire in Syria

Russian President Vladimir Putin and the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in the phone conversation emphasized the importance of maintaining the ongoing ceasefire in Syria, the Kremlin press service …

Turkish ships arrive at Russia’s port of Novorossiysk

Turkish ships arrive at Russia’s port of Novorossiysk

A Turkish Navy frigate and corvette have arrived at Russia’s southern port of Novorossiysk for a three-day unofficial visit, Russian Black Sea Fleet spokesman Vyacheslav Trukhachyov said. "A group of Turkish …

Russia expects from Turkey constructive decisions on supply of Russian grain, Dvorkovich says

Russia expects from Turkey constructive decisions on supply of Russian grain, Dvorkovich says

Russia is in constant consultations with Turkey on trade of the agricultural products, -  Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich said. "The issues remain, the situation is developing, we are in constant …

 Turkey returns to Russian gas

Turkey returns to Russian gas

Turkey continues to increase the volume of Russian gas purchases. The trend, which has been observed since the last autumn, continues to gain momentum. According to the latest data, in January-February 2017, Turkey increased Russian's gas …

 Russia and Turkey to discuss grain supplies

Russia and Turkey to discuss grain supplies

Russian and Turkish economy ministries will hold consultations on Russian grain supplies to Turkey soon, the Russian Deputy Economic Development Minister Alexei Gruzdev said on the sidelines of an Arctic forum. …

Tkachev: Russia to find substitute for Turkish grain market in maximum 5 months

Tkachev: Russia to find substitute for Turkish grain market in maximum 5 months

Russia will find a substitute for Turkey’s grain market in maximum five months, the Russian Agriculture Minister Alexander Tkachev said. "We hope to find new market channels for grain and painlessly find …

Will Turkey allow Russians to enter without passports?

Will Turkey allow Russians to enter without passports?

Ankara is ready to discuss with the Russian government the crossing of the Turkish border by Russian citizens without travel passports, the Turkish Foreing Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said at the meeting with representatives …

Turkish Foreign Ministery denies report on Cavusoglu#039s visit to Moscow

Turkish Foreign Ministery denies report on Cavusoglu's visit to Moscow

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu will arrive in Moscow on an official visit on March 29. He will hold a meeting with the Russian Foreign minister Sergey Lavrov, the Milliyet newspaper …

Turkey#039s ambassador to Russia hopes trade crisis between countries will be over soon

Turkey's ambassador to Russia hopes trade crisis between countries will be over soon

Turkey's Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador to Russia Huseyin Dirioz hopes that the Russian-Turkish trade crisis that arose after Turkey suspended duty-free imports of Russian agricultural products will be resolved …

Turkey warns Russia following sniper fire from Syria

Turkey warns Russia following sniper fire from Syria

A senior Turkish official says his country has warned Russia that Ankara will retaliate against any new cross-border attack on Turkish troops from Syrian Kurdish-held areas in Syria, Fox News reported. Foreign Ministry Spokesman …

Maria Zakharova: Russia and Turkey still restoring former relations

Maria Zakharova: Russia and Turkey still restoring former relations

Relations between Moscow and Ankara are in the process of returning to the previous level of cooperation, the development of which was interrupted by the tragedy with the Russian fighter, the Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson, Maria …