No friends, only partners in pipeline realpolitik

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Series Details 7.8.09
Publication Date 07/08/2009
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The prime ministers of Turkey and Russia, Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Vladimir Putin, signed a series of agreements on the 6 August 2009 in Ankara regarding co-operation on major oil and gas projects. Article analyses the significance of the agreement.

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The Economist, No.8644, 15.8.09: Turkey and Russia Old rivals, new partners
BBC News, 6.8.09: Putin seals new Turkey gas deal
Deutsche Welle, 6.8.09: Russia and Turkey agree on South Stream pipeline project,,4548193,00.html
France24, 6.8.09: Russia's Putin secures Turkish backing for gas pipeline
ITAR-TASS, 7.8.09: Putin, Erdogan sign protocol on cooperation in gas industry
ITAR-TASS, 6.8.09: Putin, Erdogan to decide on project of first Turkish NPP building

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