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Turkey’s moves against Kurds in Syria give Putin a new headache

Turkey said on Monday that its maneuvers in northern Syria – where it has been shelling Kurdish YPG targets since Saturday – will be completed quickly. Turkey’s actions have come in defiance of US demands that it desist. President Tayyip Erdogan will be equally conscious of Russia’s displeasure, however. Turkish forces and their Syrian rebel allies […]