Russia and Turkey

Turkey to use Russia's S-400s if necessary

Turkey will use the S-400 surface-to-air missile batteries it plans to acquire from Russia if necessary, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said during a joint live broadcast by private TV channels TGRT Haber, TVNET, …

Gazprom to loan 2.14 bln euro to Turkish Stream operator

Russian gas company Gazprom said it would loan up to 2.14 billion euros to its subsidiary South Stream Transport B.V. which is overseeing the construction of the Turkish Stream undersea gas pipeline to Turkey from Russia. The loan will …

Erdogan: Turkey to strengthen relations with Russia

Turkey will strengthen relations with Russia, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said, Trend reported citing Turkish media. "There are some forces who really want to deteriorate the relations between Ankara and Moscow, …

Putin and Erdogan hold telephone talks

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan discussed developments in Syria and economic relations especially in the energy sector over the phone today, a source in …

Turkey, Russia agree on 10 pct discount on natural gas

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Saturday said Ankara and Moscow reached an agreement to reduce the price of the natural gas imported from Russia by 10.25 percent after long negotiations, Daily Sabah reports. Speaking at a rally of the …

Sberbank sells Denizbank to Emirates NBD

Emirates NBD has agreed to buy Turkish lender Denizbank for 14.6 billion liras ($3.19 billion) from Russia’s Sberbank. Emirates NBD said in January it had started initial strategic talks with Sberbank about a possible purchase of …