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As Russia Weakens, Turkey Grows Assertive

Apr 15, 2015 | 09:00 GMT
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan listens to his Russian President Vladimir Putin during a joint news conference in Ankara in December.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan listens to his Russian President Vladimir Putin during a joint news conference in Ankara in December.
(ADEM ALTAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Low energy prices and a weak economy have made it harder for Moscow to placate Turkey, and made Ankara more willing to meddle in the region....

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