• Alparslan Celik
    Last update: 14:14 23.05.2017
    14:14 23.05.2017

    Lawyer of Turkish National, Related to Russian Pilot Murder, to Appeal Sentence

    Lawyer Murat Ustundag, representing Turkish national Alparslan Celik, who had initially claimed responsibility for the murder of Russian pilot Oleg Peshkov, told Sputnik on Tuesday that he was filing an appeal against the sentence handed down to his client in the case of illegal possession of weapons.

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  • Alparslan Celik
    Last update: 12:32 22.05.2017
    12:32 22.05.2017

    Man Responsible for Killing Russian Su-24 Pilot in 2015 Sentenced to Five Years for Illegally Possessing Weapons

    Alparslan Celik, the man who took responsibility for murdering one of the pilots of Russia's Su-24 jet downed by Turkey in Syria in 2015, has been sentenced to five years in prison for illegally possessing weapons.

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  • Oleg Peshkov monument
    Last update: 20:57 25.11.2016
    20:57 25.11.2016

    Russian Combat Pilot Slain in Syria Honored With a Monument (VIDEO)

    A monument to the late Lt.Col. Oleg Peshkov, Russian combat pilot killed in action in Syria, was opened in the city of Lipetsk.

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  • Funeral of pilot Oleg Peshkov killed in Syria
    Last update: 17:38 03.11.2016
    17:38 03.11.2016

    Widow of Downed Russian Su-24 Pilot Ready to Personally Accept Turkish FM's Apologies

    The widow of the Russian Su-24 pilot, downed by the Turkish Air Force in Syria in November 2015, said she was ready to meet the Turkish foreign minister who had said he was ready to personally apologize to her.

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  • Flowers laid at the monument to pilots in the center of Lipetsk in memory of Lieutenant Colonel Oleg Peshkov of the Lipetsk Air Force Center, the commander of the downed bomber Su-24
    Last update: 10:16 18.10.2016
    10:16 18.10.2016

    Azerbaijani President Aliyev to Sputnik: Outside Forces Could Be Involved in Russian Jet's Downing by Turkey

    Outside forces may be responsible for the downing of a Russian jet over northern Syria by Turkish aircraft.

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  • U.S. based cleric Fethullah Gulen at his home in Saylorsburg, Pennsylvania (File)
    Last update: 00:53 20.08.2016
    00:53 20.08.2016

    Gulen: Turkey Started Rapprochement With Russia Due to Lack of Options

    Turkish opposition Islamic preacher Fethullah Gulen, suspected of guiding the recent military coup in Turkey, said that Turkey started rapprochement with Russia due to lack of other options.

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  • The body of the pilot of Russia's Su-24 bomber that was shot down by Turkey last week has arrived at the Chkalovsky Airport near Moscow
    Last update: 19:01 09.08.2016
    19:01 09.08.2016

    Compensation for Downing Su-24 Not Discussed at Expanded Putin-Erdogan Talks

    The compensation for the Russian plane Turkey downed in November was not discussed during the meeting of the presidents of two countries in an expanded format, Russian Economic Development Minister Alexei Ulyukayev said Tuesday.

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  • Memorial rally for killed Su-24 pilot Oleg Peshkov in Simferopol
    Last update: 07:42 06.08.2016
    07:42 06.08.2016

    Turkey’s Envoy to Russia: 'Not Right Time' to Share Info on Possible Compensation for Su24 Downing

    It is currently not the time to share information on the issue of any compensation to be provided by Turkey to Russia for the downing of the Russian Su-24 aircraft, Umit Yardim, Turkey’s Ambassador to Russia, said.

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  • Protests in Moscow against Turkish Air Forces' actions
    Last update: 17:09 01.08.2016
    17:09 01.08.2016

    Turkish Minister Cannot Confirm Pilots Who Downed Su-24 Also Bombed Parliament

    The Turkish economy minister could not confirm that the pilots who shot down the Russian Su-24 over Syria also bombed the Turkish parliament during the coup attempt.

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  • Russian Su-24 tactical bombers at the Hmeimim airbase in the Latakia Governorate of Syria
    Last update: 18:28 29.07.2016
    18:28 29.07.2016

    Shocking Claim: NATO 'Directed Turkey's Downing of Russian Su-24' in Syria

    German former CDU politician and Vice-President of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe Willy Wimmer told Sputnik Deutschland that he fears NATO involvement in the downing of Russia's Su-24 bomber over Syria last November.

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  • The Russian Su-24 bomber crashes in flames in a mountainous area in northern Syria after it was shot down by Turkish fighter jets near the Turkish-Syrian border November 24, 2015.
    Last update: 18:46 26.07.2016
    18:46 26.07.2016

    Turkey Allowed Pilots to Shoot Down Planes Prior to Russian Su-24 Downing

    According to Turkey's deputy prime minister, Ankara had devolved the right to decide on whether or not to shoot down planes to pilots before the incident with the Russian Su-24 bomber in November.

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  • The body of the pilot of Russia's Su-24 bomber that was shot down by Turkey arrived at the Chkalovsky Airport near Moscow
    Last update: 17:24 26.07.2016
    17:24 26.07.2016

    Ankara: No Discussion of Su-24 Downing Compensation at Moscow Talks

    Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek said on Tuesday a compensation for a Russian military plane downed by Turkey over Syria last year was not discussed at bilateral talks in Moscow.

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  • Protests in Moscow against Turkish Air Forces' actions
    Last update: 12:18 25.07.2016
    12:18 25.07.2016

    Majority of Russians Consider Turkey's Apology for Downing of Su-24 Belated

    Some 79 percent of people in Russia believe that Ankara's apology for the downing a Russian Su-24 attack aircraft was offered too late, a poll conducted by the Russian Public Opinion Research Center (VTsIOM) and published on Monday found.

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  • The Russian Su-24 bomber crashes in flames in a mountainous area in northern Syria after it was shot down by Turkish fighter jets near the Turkish-Syrian border November 24, 2015.
    Last update: 18:25 21.07.2016
    18:25 21.07.2016

    Turkish Pilot Made Decision to Shoot Down Russian Su-24 Jet Himself

    The pilot of Turkish F-16 fighter jet that shot down a Russian Su-24 combat plane over Syria in November last year made the decision on his own, the deputy chair of Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) told Sputnik on Thursday.

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  • Flowers laid at the monument to pilots in the center of Lipetsk in memory of Lieutenant Colonel Oleg Peshkov of the Lipetsk Air Force Center, the commander of the downed bomber Su-24
    Last update: 21:32 01.07.2016
    21:32 01.07.2016

    Family of Deceased Su-24 Pilot Rejects Turkey’s Offer of Resort House

    The family of the deceased Russian Su-24 pilot Oleg Peshkov said they would not accept compensation from the Turkish authorities who offered to gift them a house in the Turkish resort of Kemer.

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  • Funeral of pilot Oleg Peshkov killed in Syria
    Last update: 20:56 01.07.2016
    20:56 01.07.2016

    Turkey's Kemer to Open Park in Memory of Killed Russian Su-24 Pilot

    The authorities of Turkey's city of Kemer want to open a park in memory of Russian pilot Oleg Peshkov, who was killed after his plane was downed by Ankara over Syria last year, the head of a Kemer-based Russian compatriots organization said Friday.

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  • The Russian Su-24 bomber crashes in flames in a mountainous area in northern Syria after it was shot down by Turkish fighter jets near the Turkish-Syrian border November 24, 2015.
    Last update: 16:16 30.06.2016
    16:16 30.06.2016

    Russia Expects Compensation for Downed Su-24 to Restore Ties With Turkey

    Russia expects Turkey to pay damages for downing of the Su-24 combat jet last fall in order to restore bilateral relations, Russian Ambassador to Ankara Andrey Karlov said Thursday.

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  • Su-24 tactical bomber of the Russian air forces over the Hmeimim air base in the Lattakia province
    Last update: 15:35 30.06.2016
    15:35 30.06.2016

    Russia to Maintain Contacts With Turkey Over Damages for Downing Su-24

    Russia will maintain contacts with Turkey on the subject of damages for the downing of the Russian Su-24 combat jet last fall, Russian presidential aide Yuri Ushakov said Thursday.

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  • A beach in Antalya.
    Last update: 11:53 29.06.2016
    11:53 29.06.2016

    Empty Beaches Force Ankara to Apologize for Downing Russian Jet – EU Lawmaker

    Importance of trade relations with Russia along with a decline in the number of Russian tourists pushed Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to send a letter expressing regret over the downing of a Russian aircraft, member of the European Parliament Anders Vistisen told Sputnik.

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  • The body of the pilot of Russia's Su-24 bomber that was shot down by Turkey last week has arrived at the Chkalovsky Airport near Moscow
    Last update: 11:38 29.06.2016
    11:38 29.06.2016

    Erdogan's Letter to Putin on Russian Su-24 'Good Initiative' - EU Lawmaker

    The letter of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to Russia expressing regret over the downing of a Russian combat plane by a Turkish fighter jet is a good initiative, Knut Fleckenstein, the vice-chair of the Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament, told Sputnik.

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