International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

 

POLITICAL, ECONOMIC AND STRATEGIC DIMENSION OF THE TURKISH-SOVIET STRAITS QUESTION EMERGED AFTER WORLD WAR II
Murat PIÇAK

ABSTRACT
In this study, how the Straits Question known to be due to the policy of Tsarist Russia to stroke in warm seas with its historical dimension changed into a process in Soviet regime depending on the results of World War II is studied. In the study, economic reasons and results of the Staraits Question that have not been carried out in previously made studies were reviewed as a whole without being isolated from the political and strategic aspects. As a result of the documents examined during the study, it was found out that the Soviet government, adding an ideological dimension, continues the imperialist policy and the passions of Tsarist Russia to dominate the Straits. In addition, it is concluded that Turkish-Soviet Straits Question had an accelerating effect on Turkey’s political and economic integration with the capitalist Western world.

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