Bosphorus Strait

Reuters Exclusive: Russia shipping more to Syria than removing

When Vladimir Putin announced the withdrawal of most of Russia's military contingent from Syria there was an expectation that the Yauza, a Russian naval icebreaker and one of the mission's main supply vessels, would return home to its Arctic Ocean port,

Turkey summoned Russian envoy over ‘provocative’ passing of Russian ship through Bosphorus

Monday, the Turkish Foreign Ministry summoned Russian ambassador in Ankara Andrey Karlov on December 7 to protest the “provocative” passage of the Russian warship through Bosphorus Strait. Ankara warned the ambassador Karlov over such “provocative acts,” according to Turkish diplomatic sources,