Escalation of the Global Gas War. Part V

In the spring of 2014, the Turkish elite realized that the ‘Gezi revolution’ could be only the first attempt and that the bell of the coup in Ukraine, actively supported by the United States, tolls for Turkey. It was, presumably, at that moment and under those circumstances, when Russia, for the first time, made Ankara an attractive offer, the ‘Turkish pipeline’. In other words, it was an opportunity for Turkey to ‘peacefully’ become the same large-scale gas transit country to Europe as in the precarious option of gas pipelines from Egypt and Qatar through Syria.

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