Turkey Coup... "Turkey has had a history of coup attempts, the last in 1997, which forced the resignation of then-prime minister Nemettin Erbakan." March 2016:Gulen, a 74-year-old Islamic leader based in the US, has been a vocal critic and political opponent of Erdogan and is closely affiliated with the anti-Erdogan Zaman newspaper. Erdogan has repeatedly accused Gulen of trying to overthrow the government, but Gulen has denied the allegations. The crackdown comes at an already worrying time for press freedom with several media outlets in Turkey also being targeted. ~Al Jazeera News Story November 2015: "Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says his country's media is the freest in the world. However, a series of high-profile raids into Turkish media groups hostile to the government has seen some of the biggest media crackdowns in the country's history." Putin Pushes out Baltic Fleet Command for lack of engagement? "In 1970, Vladimir Putin became a student of law department at Leningrad State University, earning his degree in 1975. In the late 1970s and early 1980s, Mr Putin studied at KGB School No. 1 in Moscow." From his Personal Website ... interesting... no?