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PM says Turkey cannot be brought to its knees by Russia

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Turkey should be brought to its knees and suck Russias dick

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Davutoglu insisted Turkey did not know the nationality of the plane it downed inside Turkish air space. He suggested for the first time

Yeah right. You know somebody in their chain of command knew. Carelessness. Bad judgement. What if it had been an US, UK or French bomber?

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Piss off the Russians enough and they will cut off Turkeys natural gas supply! As for threats, next time Mother Russia will be ready for the Turks.

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Piss off the Russians enough and they will cut off Turkeys natural gas supply!

Doubtful. Playing with natural resources ends up biting everyone in the ass in the end. The Ukraine is still supplying power to Crimea despite Russia's theft.

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"Would any Western government ever considered an armed anti-government opposition group "moderate"?"

Actually, the NATO / UN nations have often done just that whenever it served their own interests of destabilizing a leader or regime that didn't cow to them. Especially Uncle Sam.

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The PM has some balls.

Apparently, Putin also talked about working with some of the moderates, offering air cover to help them fight IS.

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@SuperLib"The Ukraine is still supplying power to Crimea despite Russia's theft".

Excuse me, what parallel universe you have dropped from ? Many news channels showed damaged power poles right on Crimea borderline in Kherson region of Ukraine . Those power poles were blown up by Ukrainian neoNAZIs. And NAZIs proudly told to journalists about their 'brave action'.

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At one point, Putin and Erdogan were close buddies and seen as copies of each other - both autocrats, a czar and a sultan with big nationalistic egos.

Now those same traits are keeping their pride in their antagonism to each other, and nothing pushes Putin's button more than disloyalty from an old friend.

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Yamashi, the parallel universe I live in is one where The Ukraine government continued to supply power to Crimea despite their land theft. Yuri was talking about the Russian government intentionally choosing to cut off gas supplies. That would obviously be different than a radical Russian group blowing up a supply line several years from now.

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Turkey did not get in trouble for bombing U.S. allies, the Kurds< who were fighting ISIS.... why would they get into trouble for shooting down a Russian plane? AN alliance with Turkey is an alliance with ISIS.

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As for threats, next time Mother Russia will be ready for the Turks.

It looks to me the knee-jerk reaction of Putin with his sanctions will leave Russia on the losing end. I doubt his popularity anywhere including Russia will increase. Notice the row with Turkey leaves Russia stuck with abandoned gas pipes worth billions of euros. The downing of the plane may have been a grief mistake, but so is his over the top retaliation.

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