Unhappy end? Turkish Stream cancelled, Russian sanctions escalate


Seems a century ago: Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan (L), shake hands with the Russian President, Vladimir Putin (R), during the G20 summit in Antalya, Turkey, 15 November 2015. In addition to discussions on the global economy, the G20 group of leading nations is set to focus on Syria during its summit this weekend, including the refugee crisis and the threat of terrorism.

Russia sanctions against Turkey: energy, food, tourism, aviation

On Thursday Moscow welcomed Francois Hollande. The French President is trying to draw Russia in an anti-Islamic State (IS) coalition that will be united.

That is difficult since the downing of a SU-24 fighter jet by Turkey on Tuesday. That incident is the most heated between a NATO member state and Russia in five decades. And there is no sign of de-escalation in the Russo-Turkish standoff.

The surviving pilot of the Russian SU-24 jet-fighter shot down over Syria on Tuesday, 24 November...

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