Murat Sofuoglu is a staff writer at TRT World.
The Social Democrat politician was against sanctions on Russia in 2014. Now he has to decide whether Germany can send Leopard tanks to help Ukraine challenge Russia.
Valery Gerasimov, the Chief of the Russian Army, has recently gained an additional title being appointed as the commander of military operations in Ukraine. But should he be happy about it?
The Ukrainian city has resisted heavy Russian attacks since the summer, but Wagner’s mercenaries appear to have gained ground around Bakhmut against Kiev’s forces.
Tel Aviv needs Moscow more than Kiev, and the Netanyahu government could shift its policy towards the country under siege.
Unlike many other Western researchers and journalists, Rena Netjes has provided a profound critique of the terrorist group’s rule in northern Syria.
According to the local media, Benjamin Netanyahu and his far-right allies’ plan to restructure the military has triggered some in the Israeli army to question how it might impact its chain of command.
While differences remain between Ankara and Damascus over the Syrian civil war, both sides share concerns about the presence of the YPG/PKK terror group in northern Syria.
Türkiye has been a top mediating force between Ukraine and Russia, while developing different reconciliation paths with countries from Israel to Egypt.
Since Moscow’s troops and tanks rolled into Ukraine in February, the war has seen many twists and turns.
A recent trilateral meeting between Türkiye, Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan has shown that Ankara can play a critical role in connecting gas-rich Turkic Central Asia with the West.
Moscow wants to capture the city to give a ‘success story' to its public after a string of battlefield losses
Russian airfields, one of them just a few hours’ drive from Moscow, have been hit by drones. Do they expose Russia’s defence vulnerabilities?
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