How the failed Turkish coup helps Putin

19 July 2016

EFD Fellow Anna Borshchevskaya writes for The Hill on the recent failed coup attempt in Turkey and how this may have helped Russia's president Vladimir Putin.

"The coup attempted in Turkey this past weekend against President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan mattered for Russia, and for Russian President in particular, for many reasons — it resonated in the pro-democracy community, and raised questions about Putin's next steps in the Middle East, and the future of Russia-Turkey relations".

This article is in English and can be read here.