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Deniz Berktay

Turkish journalist and expert on Eastern Europe. He graduated from Ankara University Faculty of Political Sciences, International Relations Department. Since 2007, he has been living and working in Ukraine as a journalist. Completed graduate study in Kyiv Slavistiv University in 2017, International Relations Department with the thesis on Ukrainian-Russian Relations 2004-2014. He has worked for many media organizations, including Cumhuriyet Newspaper, TRT Turk, BBC Turkish Service, DW Turkish Service, Al Jazeera Turk, TRT Haber, Dogan News Agency. He specializes on Eastern Europe and Orthodoxy, and speaks English, Russian and Ukrainan.

Expert materials

A Chinese – Ukrainian Alliance?

A Chinese – Ukrainian Alliance?

On the rapproachment between Kyiv and Beijing
Elections in Moldova

Elections in Moldova

Dubious victory for the US
Ukraine’s disappointment with Biden

Ukraine’s disappointment with Biden

Kyiv seems not to get what it wants concerning Nord Stream 2 and NATO membership.
Crisis in Belarus: less space to manoeuvre for Lukashenko?

Crisis in Belarus: less space to manoeuvre for Lukashenko?

Recent developments have shrunk the area of manoeuver for Belarus with possible effects on regional politics.
Moldova At The Crossroads

Moldova At The Crossroads

On geopolitical importance of Moldova and current conflicts between the West and Russia in the country.
Permanent Political Crisis in Georgia

Permanent Political Crisis in Georgia

Details of current political crisis and the intervention of US and EU.
Belarus: an assasination plot, a US-led coup attempt and Russian rapprochement

Belarus: an assasination plot, a US-led coup attempt and Russian rapprochement

Tensions within Belarus are poised to escalate.
“Russian-Ukrainian War” and the Ukrainian Press

“Russian-Ukrainian War” and the Ukrainian Press

Western media diffuses the threat of an immediate war between Russia and Ukraine. But military situation and Ukrainian press present another picture.
Pro-Western Initiative of Zelensky

Pro-Western Initiative of Zelensky

The Ukrainian President's recent steps.
“Patriarch Bartholomew divides the Orthodox World”

“Patriarch Bartholomew divides the Orthodox World”

"US provocations are behind Fener Patriarchate's claims, which are unacceptable."
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