The Russian reaction to the evolving crisis was certainly interesting.
After an early start and quick breakfast, we went to spend the day in Tivoli Gardens.
CYPRIOT AIR DEFENSE ISSUESThe island nation of Cyprus has had a long and sometimes violent history.
Currently, the internationally recognized government of Cyprus controls approximately two thirds of the island, with roughly 35,000 Turkish troops occupying the remaining third, a situation that has existed since 1974.
A NEW MISSILE CRISISTurkish reaction to the Cypriot SAM purchase was extremely stern.
On the 11th of January in 1997 the Washington Times reported that Turkey threatened a pre-emptive strike against Cyprus in order to block the deployment of the missiles.