Turkish Stream halt could save face all round

The ill-starred Turkish Stream project may well fall foul of the simmering tensions between Moscow and Ankara, after Turkey’s shooting down of a Russian bomber jet near the Syrian border on 24 November. Economic development minister Alexei Ulyukayev said today that the project could be included in the package of economic measures Russia is drawing up in retaliation, a day after prime minister Dmitry Medvedev said that joint projects between the countries could be renounced.

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