Vladimir Avatkov

Russian Federation

Senior Lecturer at Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.

He is well-known Turkologist.

Materials

Elections in Turkey: Searching for Lesser Evil
25.06.2018
From the Russian point of view, the choice is of two evils: the entire Turkish political establishment is far from being pro-Russian. Erdogan is, in that case, the lesser evil, which means he is

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Vladimir Avatkov
The Trilateral Approach: a New System for Syria’s Future
09.04.2018
Russia has managed to assemble at one negotiating table Iran and Turkey – two countries, which were irreconcilable opponents historically. Given that they have different interests and positions on a

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Vladimir Avatkov
Relations With Russia Play a Very Important Role for Turkey
05.05.2017
The talks between the Russian and Turkish presidents in Sochi on May 3 showed that relations with Moscow play a very important role for the development of the Turkish Republic and can be vital for the

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Vladimir Avatkov
Results of the Referendum in Turkey: The Country Becomes Less Predictable
17.04.2017
The gap in the votes in the Turkish referendum about constitutional amendments was minimal: 51.2% for and 48.8% against. On the one hand, it gave the president of the country Recep Tayyip

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Vladimir Avatkov
Valdai Paper #65: Defense Through Leadership: Turkey on the Eve of Its…
14.04.2017
The April 16 referendum will focus on power distribution rather than institution building. In other words, the organizers saw it as an opportunity to expand the President’s powers and allow him to

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Vladimir Avatkov
Turkey in The Face of Choice
10.04.2017
People are ready to support Erdogan's course, but they are not going to vote for him based on his personal qualities – they would rather support institutional transformations that could influence

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Vladimir Avatkov

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