Bandwagoning jako element strategii tureckiej polityki zagranicznej (na przykładzie stosunków rosyjsko-tureckich)


  • Tadeusz Kopyś Jagiellonian University in Kraków



Russia, Turkey, foreign policy, bandwagoning



Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, Turkey and Russia have developed relations at various levels. Trade was one of them, and Russia is one of Turkey’s leading suppliers. Trade in energy carriers occupies a central position in the exchange between the two countries. In addition to these long-term economic factors, a new series of common political interests have emerged in the past few years between Moscow and Ankara, and more specifically between their presidents. The Russian president played his cards wisely when Turkey felt insufficiently supported by the West in the face of international and domestic threats, paradoxically after the Turkish army shot down a Russian jet in 2015 and in the context of the failed coup in Turkey in 2016. The suspicion of both leaders towards the USA and the world of Western values brought them closer to each other, and the aforementioned events made the foundations of Turkish-Russian cooperation take on a personal character. Behaviorism in relations between the two capitals is best seen in the conflict in Syria, Libya and Nagorno-Karabakh.


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Author Biography

Tadeusz Kopyś, Jagiellonian University in Kraków

Dr hab., historyk w Instytucie Studiów Europejskich Uniwersytetu Jagiellońskiego. Specjalizuje się w dziejach Europy Środkowej w XIX i XX wieku, zagadnieniach narodowościowych i problematyce nacjonalizmu w tym regionie. Jego główne publikacje dotyczą spraw federacji w Europie Środkowej (Oszkár Jászi 1875- 1957. Z dziejów idei federacji w Europie Środkowej, Kraków 2006), rewolucji węgierskiej 1956 roku i stosunków polsko-węgierskich w XX wieku, a także kwestii narodowościowych (Kwestia narodowościowa na ziemiach Korony Świętego Stefana w latach 1867-1918, Kraków 2001; Stosunki polsko-węgierskie w latach 1945-1970, Kraków 2015; Historia Węgier 1526-1989, Kraków 2014). Był wielokrotnym stypendystą w kilku instytutach naukowych na Węgrzech (np. Eötvös Collegium i Europái Intézet) oraz w Wielkiej Brytanii (Institute for Advanced Study in Humanities w Edynburgu).


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How to Cite

Kopyś, Tadeusz. 2022. “Bandwagoning Jako Element Strategii Tureckiej Polityki Zagranicznej (na przykładzie stosunków Rosyjsko-Tureckich)”. Politeja 19 (3(78):241-66.



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