Politics and economy are important components of the bilateral relations. However, social interactions have taken precedence over political relations as interaction between societies and individuals has developed tremendously.
In this part of the report these dimensions of Turkish-Russian relations will be scrutinized. In this regard, this part is composed of three parts namely, tourism, education and culture.
Tourism has not only become a significant source of economic gain, but also introduced Turkish and Russian people to each other. Increased with mutual visits, social interactions have become a factor serving to reduce prejudices, which was shaped by the Cold War dynamics....