Russian economic sanctions against Turkey in response to the downing of a Russian warplane are harming Turkish businesses. Hardest hit is Turkey's tourism industry, which has seen a sharp drop in visitors from Russia.
A Russia-backed government offensive in Syria's Idlib has brought Turkish forces into direct confrontation with President Bashar Assad's troops. That threatens to unravel a fragile agreement between Turkey and Russia.
The US says its sanctions will prevent Russia from finishing the controversial Baltic gas pipeline, whose endpoint lies in Germany. The resolution of the dispute may carry geopolitical implications.
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