Russian artist and former mayor of Arkhangelsk Alexander Donskoy picks up a portrait of Russian President Vladimir Putin at Istiklal Street in Istanbul, Turkey February 15, 2020. (Reuters/Umit Bektas)
ISTANBUL, Feb 15 (Reuters) – A Russian artist unveiled four giant paintings of Russia’s President Vladimir Putin in central Istanbul on Saturday, .
The Eurasian city of Istanbul, Turkey has a rich history. Its pivotal location on the Bosporus strait makes it a transcontinental city that links the east and
Saturday Mothers, a group that has gathered weekly since the 1980s to silently protest political assassinations and state-forced disappearances in .
The cafe was like so many we’d seen in Istanbul. The chairs and tables were basic and slightly rusted. The tea hot and strong. The clean-shaven