The video of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan falling asleep during a press conference with his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko has gone viral on the Internet.
Bloggers ironically noted that Erdogan's nap in front of the cameras expressed his "support" for the words of Ukrainian President Poroshenko.
Earlier, Poroshenko offered Erdogan to join the group of the countries for the de-occupation of the Crimea. Recep Erdogan responded that Turkey was not going to recognize Russia's reunification with the Crimea.
First Deputy Chairman of the State Duma Committee for International Affairs, Dmitry Novikov, said in an interview with RT that Turkey taught yet another lesson to Russia.
"This is another lesson that shows that it is very difficult to build a long-term relationship with Turkey as U-turns in foreign policy can be possible even with one and the same president in power. Generally speaking, Turkey has never been Russia's ally when it comes to the Crimea, and one needs to take it for granted to avoid illusions as far as Turkey's policies are concerned," the MP said.
The aggravation of the relationship between Russia and the USA that started unfolding during the presidency of Barack Obama has evolved into a real war during the arrival of Donald Trump. The United States has conducted a series of powerful attacks on Russia in the economic field. However, it is the EU that poses the biggest threat for the US
Modern European monarchy is, perhaps, one of the most discussed topics in relation to Europe. Some are happy about the cultivated tradition and strongly support the monarchy in the EU, while some are very unhappy with the ruling family and call it a sham. The latter are largely right as the monarchs have forgotten about their responsibilities
The World Health Organization has issued an alert that Bubonic and Pneumonic Plague are back, ravaging Madagascar since August this year, causing panic in the heavily populated coastal cities. In total there have been 131 cases and 24 deaths. Despite this, the WHO as usual has advised against any travel or trade restrictions.