- The shooting is likely to drive Moscow and Ankara closer together, writes Elmira Bayrasli
- Turkey's growing tension with the West has brought Putin to the table, she says
- Bayrasli: The Russian-Turkish relationship for now is one of convenience
Elmira Bayrasli is the co-founder of Foreign Policy Interrupted and the author of the book "From the Other Side of the World." The opinion in this article belong to the author.
(CNN)Russian-Turkish relations did not come to a head yesterday. Nor are they likely to unravel anytime soon.