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From Ukraine to East Mediterranean: Can the Fire of Energy War Burn Turkey?

From Ukraine to East Mediterranean: Can the Fire of Energy War Burn Turkey? December 8, 2018

The crisis, fuelled by a ship in service with the Russian intelligence to open fire to coast patrol ships around the Sea of Azov in the Black Sea, should be regarded as the biggest risk for European security.

Enjoying the full support of the United States of America, the United Kingdom, France and Germany, as well as NATO’s signals to intervene against Russia’s military presence in the region, Ukraine is recklessly and even comfortably raising the stakes as the crisis escalates…

One should also take note of Russian leader Putin’s “growing uneasiness” with this process and his efforts to rein in the crisis to prevent its culmination from an ordinary tension between Ukraine and Russia into a Russian-NATO confrontation.  

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