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Putin Challenges NATO Over Turkey

The Jamestown Foundation

Despite both the ongoing tensions in Ukraine as well as Russia’s out-of-area air campaign in Syria, much of the focus of the Russian political-military elite is currently on Turkey, which Russian propaganda has demonized following the November 24 downing of the Su-24M over the Turkish-Syrian border area. President Vladimir Putin authorized a range of counter measures against Ankara, mainly passing economic sanctions and canceling visa-free travel arrangements, while also boosting air defense and electronic warfare assets as part of Russia’s military deployment in Syria. Additionally, Putin has ordered the Russian Armed Forces to act in a tough manner to counter …read more

Source: The Jamestown Foundation

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