Infopovod. Interview with Faruk Birtek. Russia-Turkey. COVID-19. Russia- the West. Forecast for 2022

Vestnik Kavkaza presents Infopovod. This is a special episode with an interview with Professor Faruk Birtek from Boğaziçi University (Istanbul), an author of research works on Historical Sociology, Political Sociology, and Modernity. Professor Birtek told Marina Lagutina about global social changes in the world connected to COVID-19 pandemic; Turkish-Russian relations; his learning and appreciation of Russia, it culture and history;  West’s vision of Russia; and his hopes for the next year.