Habibe Ozdal is an Assistant Professor, Department of International Relations, Okan University, Turkey. Dr. Ozdal has focused the majority of her research on Russia and the Eastern Europe with particular reference to the Russian domestic and foreign policy, Turkey-Russia relations, and Ukraine politics. Dr. Ozdal has authored and co-authored book chapters, articles and reports on Russian foreign policy and Turkey-Russia relations for various organizations. Dr. Ozdal has also carried out extensive fieldworks across the region including Russia, Ukraine, Georgia, and Kyrgyzstan.
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Habibe Ozdal outlines the development of Turkish-Russian relations in recent years, arguing that a ‘copartmentalisation’ has helped insulate bilateral ties from obstacles such as the Russo-Georgian War of 2008 and the ongoing Ukraine crisis.