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Russians Cautious Over Thaw In Relations With Turkey

A check by a state-run Public Opinion Foundation has shown that 60 percent of Russians trust that a Russian supervision should not rush to normalize family with Turkey, a Kommersant journal reported Friday.

Relations between a dual countries were usually normalized and package tourism to Turkey reopened final month following an reparation from Turkish President Recep Erdogan to Russian President Vladimir Putin for a downing of a Russian warplane over a Syrian-Turkish limit in November.

The incident, that Russia described as “a gash in a behind from a accomplices of terrorists,” led to a raft of mercantile sanctions and a anathema on debate packages and licence flights to Turkey.

The check showed Russians divided over a lifting of sanctions opposite Turkey after 42 percent of respondents concluded with a preference while 39 percent pronounced they believed it was a mistake.

Just 28 percent of respondents believed both countries wanted family to improve.

Political researcher Maria Lipman pronounced that open view could not change as fast as a domestic landscape, job a alleviation in family “too sudden.”

“There has been a clever importance in a media on saying ‘enemies of Russia’ everywhere for a prolonged time,” she said.

“For open opinion to change, adults will have to hear over a prolonged duration that we now have good family with Turkey.”

The check was carried out from Jul 9-10 among 1,500 people in 53 Russian regions.

Article source: http://www.themoscowtimes.com/article/575281.html