This article analyses the potential resurgence of Russia's influence in international politics and its attempts to restore its "great power, status," both in the territories occupied by the former Soviet Union, and beyond. The major issues of Russian foreign policy in the Caspian, Black Sea and Eastern Mediterranean regions are examined, with main emphasis on Russia's complicated relations with Turkey and the implications for Greece and Cyprus.
Russia, Russian foreign policy, Eastern Mediterranean, Black Sea, Caspian Sea, Turkey, Greece, Cyprus
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