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Newsweek
Putin is preparing for World War III—is Trump?Russia, surrounded by enemies, is readying to fight an epic war for survival. A
Newsweek / Posted 2 hours ago
Russia, surrounded by enemies, is readying to fight an epic war for survival. At least that’s what Vladimir Putin wants his countrymen to think. Nearly every evening, Russian state-controlled television leads news broadcasts with video of Russian... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
College student admits to conspiracy to support ISIShe helped recruit to the jihadist insurgency. U.S. District Judge Lynn N. Hugh
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 hours ago
he helped recruit to the jihadist insurgency. U.S. District Judge Lynn N. Hughes questioned Asher Abid Khan, a mechanical engineering student at the University of Houston, about whether he knew he was supporting a terrorist organization that... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Mapping World War In Syria & Iraqday-to-day basis. Conflicting pieces of information that can be gleaned from a
Zero Hedge / Posted 10 hours ago
day-to-day basis. Conflicting pieces of information that can be gleaned from a variety of sources may reflect both the factual status or the propaganda of the powers that be, hidden behind the media outlets. It is not easy to see the forest for the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
led air strikes kill 23 civilians in SyriaBEIRUT: Air strikes by a US-led coalition killed 23 civilians Wednesday (Dec 14
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 11 hours ago
BEIRUT: Air strikes by a US-led coalition killed 23 civilians Wednesday (Dec 14) in a village held by the Islamic State group in Syria's eastern Deir Ezzor province, a monitor said. "At least 23 civilians, among them eight children and six women,... Read more
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News.com.au
Secret ‘shock troops’ exposedVladimir Putin orders the withdrawal of a significant part of Russia's military
News.com.au / Posted 19 hours ago
Vladimir Putin orders the withdrawal of a significant part of Russia's military in Syria, after saying the problem of Islamic State in Syria has been solved "spectacularly". David Doyle reports. Russian investigative news outlets have shone the... Read more
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Gulf News
Under Putin, Russia increases clout in the Middle Eastinterests of regional powers and strike deals with various players.When Putin d
Gulf News / Posted yesterday
interests of regional powers and strike deals with various players.When Putin decided to intervene in Syria, President Bashar Al Assad was on the verge of collapse, his forces losing on all fronts. Within weeks, the Russian military had... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Should Iraq disband the PMF?campaign to drive Islamic State (IS) group militants from Iraqi cities that cam
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted yesterday
campaign to drive Islamic State (IS) group militants from Iraqi cities that came to a close last month. Some military analysts believe that the Iran-backed forces were essential in giving back-up to the Iraqi security forces in the war against... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Protests at the UNThe UN Security Council held a special meeting on 8 December to discuss the uni
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted yesterday
The UN Security Council held a special meeting on 8 December to discuss the unilateral recognition by US President Donald Trump of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel at the request of eight member states – the United Kingdom, France, Egypt, Italy,... Read more
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The Washington Times
Trump’s reporter bashing succeeds against negative coverage, expert warnsAs the war between the White House and the news media escalated Tuesday, a PR g
The Washington Times / Posted yesterday
As the war between the White House and the news media escalated Tuesday, a PR guru warned the press that President Trump’s tactic of bashing reporters had already succeeded in forging him a sturdy armor against negative coverage. Mr. Trump’s... Read more
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Aljazeera
Doubts over impact of Putin's Syria withdrawal declaration2016, Putin had similarly announced a pullout of "the main part" of his soldier
Aljazeera / Posted yesterday
2016, Putin had similarly announced a pullout of "the main part" of his soldiers, who have been backing Syrian President Bashar al-Assad since 2015. In the months that followed, however, Moscow ramped up its military presence once again, before... Read more
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BBC News
Putin's Russian mission accomplishedBBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Family & Education Entertainmen
BBC News / Posted yesterday
BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Family & Education Entertainment & Arts Video & Audio Paradise Papers Reality Check Special Reports The Reporters Have Your Say Latin America Syria war: Putin's Russian mission... Read more
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EuroNews
Putin visits Russian military base in SyriaPutin on Monday (December 11) visited a Russian military air base in Syria afte
EuroNews / Posted yesterday
Putin on Monday (December 11) visited a Russian military air base in Syria after declaring a victory against the so-called Islamic State in the country. The Russian president also announced a partial pullout of Russian forces from the... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Revolutionary Guard Commander Says Iran Will Support Palestinian Forces In Fight Against Israelin chaos and disarray, with Saudi Arabia unsure if it wants to side with Israel
Zero Hedge / Posted yesterday
in chaos and disarray, with Saudi Arabia unsure if it wants to side with Israel or other Arab nations, and with its ally Russia increasingly more influential in the region, Iran is not only increasingly flexing its muscles, but is hardly... Read more
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Gulf News
Russia: Al Assad can run for ‘re-election’regime and opposition groups in Sochi early next year Russian President Vladim
Gulf News / Posted yesterday
regime and opposition groups in Sochi early next year Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) and his Syrian counterpart Bashar Al Assad (R). Syrian President Bashar Al Assad should be allowed to run for re-election, Russia’s top envoy for Syria... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
France's Le Drian says 'no' to Iran Mediterranean axisPARIS: France's foreign minister criticised Iran's regional ambitions, saying P
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
PARIS: France's foreign minister criticised Iran's regional ambitions, saying Paris could not accept Tehran's military expansion to the Mediterranean, and accused Russia of failing to use its influence to push U.N.-led Syrian peace talks and curb... Read more
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Daily Mail
Humiliating moment Assad is stopped from following Putin by Russian soldiers on SYRIAN soil during 'victory' announcement Putin was in
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
by Russian soldiers on SYRIAN soil during 'victory' announcement Putin was in Syria to announce a 'victory' following Russian intervention in Syria Clip shows Syrian president Bashar al-Assad... Read more
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Swissinfo
Russia will keep bases in Syria to strike at insurgents - KremlinBy Denis Pinchuk MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia will keep a naval and an air base i
Swissinfo / Posted 2 days ago
By Denis Pinchuk MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia will keep a naval and an air base in Syria capable of carrying out strikes against insurgents if required after a partial military pull-out announced by President Vladimir Putin, the Kremlin said on... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Russia begins its partial withdrawal from SyriaThe first Russian troops returned home on Tuesday (Dec 12) from their deploymen
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
The first Russian troops returned home on Tuesday (Dec 12) from their deployment in Syria, the army said, beginning a partial withdrawal announced by President Vladimir Putin. "The battalion of military police from the southern military district... Read more
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The Manila Times
Putin withdraws troops from SyriaANKARA: Russian President Vladimir Putin held talks with his Turkish counterpar
The Manila Times / Posted 2 days ago
ANKARA: Russian President Vladimir Putin held talks with his Turkish counterpart in Ankara on Monday (Tuesday in Manila) for the last leg of a day-long diplomatic dash, during which he ordered the partial withdrawal of Russia’s troops from the... Read more
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Business Standard India
Russia on alert as IS jihadists may return ahead of 2018 World CupRussia's security service today said it was on alert for the possible return of
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
Russia's security service today said it was on alert for the possible return of jihadists from Syria ahead of the World Cup and the presidential election in 2018. The FSB's warning came after the Russian military last week declared Syria "liberated"... Read more
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Swissinfo
Russia will keep bases in Syria to strike at 'terrorists' - KremlinMOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia will keep a naval and an air base in Syria capable of
Swissinfo / Posted 2 days ago
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia will keep a naval and an air base in Syria capable of carrying out strikes against "terrorists" if required after a partial military pull-out announced by President Vladimir Putin, the Kremlin said on Tuesday. Putin on... Read more
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The Manila Times
Russia on alert for returning IS jihadists ahead of World CupMOSCOW: Russia’s security service on Tuesday said it was on alert for the possi
The Manila Times / Posted 2 days ago
MOSCOW: Russia’s security service on Tuesday said it was on alert for the possible return of jihadists from Syria ahead of the World Cup and the presidential election in 2018. The FSB’s warning came after the Russian military last week declared... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Russia on alert for returning IS militants ahead of World CupMOSCOW: Russia's security service on Tuesday (Dec 12) said it was on alert for
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
MOSCOW: Russia's security service on Tuesday (Dec 12) said it was on alert for the possible return of militants from Syria ahead of the World Cup and the presidential election in 2018. The FSB's warning came after the Russian military last week... Read more
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Breitbart
Turkey’s Erdogan: Israel a ‘Child-Killer’ and U.S. a ‘Partner in Bloodshed’a dramatic speech decrying Israel as a “terror state” and “child-killer state”
Breitbart / Posted 2 days ago
a dramatic speech decrying Israel as a “terror state” and “child-killer state” on Sunday and accusing American President Donald Trump of using an “Evangelist understanding” of Israel to accept Jerusalem as the capital of the state. “Jerusalem is... Read more
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International Business Times
Trump's Jerusalem move shifts Hezbollah's battleground from Syria to Israel amid Russia pullout US President Donald Trump's bombshell to unilaterally recognise Jerusalem as th
International Business Times / Posted 2 days ago
US President Donald Trump's bombshell to unilaterally recognise Jerusalem as the Israeli capital has forced the Lebanese militant group, Hezbollah, to shift focus on the Israel-Palestine conflict from the battleground of the conflict-torn... Read more
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WA Today
Whirlwind Putin tour highlights Moscow's new reach in Middle EastMoscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin has undertaken a one-day whirlwind tou
WA Today / Posted 2 days ago
Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin has undertaken a one-day whirlwind tour to his new allies in the Middle East, underscoring the extension of his country's influence in the region and the continuing shrinkage of the United States' role. Putin... Read more
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The Age
Whirlwind Putin tour highlights Moscow's new reach in Middle EastMoscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin has undertaken a one-day whirlwind tou
The Age / Posted 2 days ago
Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin has undertaken a one-day whirlwind tour to his new allies in the Middle East, underscoring the extension of his country's influence in the region and the continuing shrinkage of the United States' role. Putin... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Whirlwind Putin tour highlights Moscow's new reach in Middle EastMoscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin has undertaken a one-day whirlwind tou
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin has undertaken a one-day whirlwind tour to his new allies in the Middle East, underscoring the extension of his country's influence in the region and the continuing shrinkage of the United States' role. Putin... Read more
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Breitbart
Putin Orders Russian Troops to Begin Withdrawing from Syriaordered his Ministry of Defense to begin pulling out Russian troops from Syria,
Breitbart / Posted 2 days ago
ordered his Ministry of Defense to begin pulling out Russian troops from Syria, declaring that the end of “large-scale combat actions” against jihadists in the war-devastated country is imminent. “The large-scale combat actions against... Read more
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DW
Saudi Arabia's Mohammed bin Salman: Reformer and hard-liner |For big-name global business advisors like McKinsey or Boston Consulting Group,
DW / Posted 2 days ago
For big-name global business advisors like McKinsey or Boston Consulting Group, the Saudi capital of Riyadh is the place to be: Rich, shiny and dynamic. Conservative and undemocratic, too, but those values take a backseat to business. The... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Putin Announces Troop Withdrawal In Syriaannounced he'd withdraw many of the Russian troops currently stationed in the c
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 2 days ago
announced he'd withdraw many of the Russian troops currently stationed in the country. Putin met with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, who reportedly thanked the Russian leader for helping fight off what he called "terrorism" in Syria. Putin's... Read more
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Aljazeera
Hezbollah's Hassan Nasrallah vows to focus on PalestineThe leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah group has said his group and its allies in th
Aljazeera / Posted 2 days ago
The leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah group has said his group and its allies in the region would renew their focus on the Palestinian cause after what he called their victories elsewhere in the region. Hassan Nasrallah called on Hezbollah's allies on... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Putin orders 'significant part' of Russian forces in Syria to withdrawDamascus had achieved their mission of destroying ISIS in just over two years.
KERA North Texas / Posted 2 days ago
Damascus had achieved their mission of destroying ISIS in just over two years. The Russian president was in Syria to hold talks with President Bashar al-Assad and to address Russian forces. The Kremlin first launched air strikes in Syria in... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Russia's Putin, Egypt's Sisi discuss nuclear deal, Middle East tensions Vladimir Putin’s visit to Cairo reflects the deepening ties between Russia an
Eye Witness News / Posted 2 days ago
Vladimir Putin’s visit to Cairo reflects the deepening ties between Russia and Egypt, the second largest recipient of US military aid. Russian President Vladimir Putin (C-R)... Read more
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dna
Mission accomplished in Syria, says Putin; orders partial pull-out of Russian troopsduring a surprise visit to Russia's Hmeymim air base in Syria - his first since
dna / Posted 2 days ago
during a surprise visit to Russia's Hmeymim air base in Syria - his first since Russia intervened in the conflict. He held talks with President Bashar al-Assad and addressed Russian forces. The first leg in a three-country one-day whirlwind... Read more
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The Hindu
Putin orders pullback from Syriacomfortably in March, made the announcement during a surprise visit to Russia’s
The Hindu / Posted 3 days ago
comfortably in March, made the announcement during a surprise visit to Russia’s Hmeymim air base in Syria, where he held talks with President Bashar al-Assad and addressed Russian forces. Intervention in 2015 The Kremlin first launched air... Read more
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DW
Russia, Egypt sign deal to construct nuclear power plant |A final contract to start work constructing Egypt's first nuclear power plant w
DW / Posted 3 days ago
A final contract to start work constructing Egypt's first nuclear power plant was signed on Monday in Cairo during a meeting between Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi and Russian President Vladimir Putin. The power plant, which will contain... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Putin orders withdrawal of Russian troops in visit to Syrian baseRelayed content (CNN) - Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered a partial wit
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 3 days ago
Relayed content (CNN) - Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered a partial withdrawal of Russian troops from Syria during a visit to the war-torn country on Monday. Putin was met at Russia's Hmeimim air base by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Israel Palestine: For whom the bell tolls?In 2008, John J. Mearsheimer and Stephen M. Walt published "The Lobby and U.S.
Op-Ed News / Posted 3 days ago
In 2008, John J. Mearsheimer and Stephen M. Walt published "The Lobby and U.S. foreign policy" in which they reminded the reader that no two countries share the same vital interests. This obvious truth was ignored. On December 6 th , Donald Trump... Read more
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Swissinfo
Putin, in Syria, says mission accomplished, orders partial Russian pull-outduring a surprise visit to Russia's Hmeymim air base in Syria - his first since
Swissinfo / Posted 3 days ago
during a surprise visit to Russia's Hmeymim air base in Syria - his first since Russia intervened in the conflict. He held talks with President Bashar al-Assad and addressed Russian forces. The first leg in a three-country one-day whirlwind... Read more
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Daily Mail
Putin orders partial Russia troop withdrawal from SyriaPutin declares victory in Syria: Russian president orders a partial pullout of
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
Putin declares victory in Syria: Russian president orders a partial pullout of forces from the country after helping dictator Assad 'defeat terrorists' and keep his hold on power President Putin is withdrawing 'significant part' of Russian troops... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Putin Orders Withdrawal Of Russian Troops During Surprise Syria Visitin the US, Russian President Vladimir Putin made a surprise appearance at Khmei
Zero Hedge / Posted 3 days ago
in the US, Russian President Vladimir Putin made a surprise appearance at Khmeimim Airbase in Syria - which has traditionally been used by the Russian air force - on Monday morning, where he ordered the withdrawal of Russian troops from Syria,... Read more
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Business Standard India
Putin, on visit, orders Russian forces to start pulling out of SyriaRussia first intervened in the conflict in 2015, staging air strikes in support
Business Standard India / Posted 3 days ago
Russia first intervened in the conflict in 2015, staging air strikes in support of its ally Damascus targeting both the Islamic State group and other jihadists as well as rebels fighting government troops. "I order the defence minister and the chief... Read more
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Gulf News
Russia's Putin meets Syria's Al Assadof the Russian troop contingent located in Syria is returning home to Russia."P
Gulf News / Posted 3 days ago
of the Russian troop contingent located in Syria is returning home to Russia."Putin, who was welcomed by Syrian President Bashar Al Assad, said the troops had helped the Syrian army crush the "most battle-ready group of international terrorists,"... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Putin visits Syria and orders withdrawal of forcesmade the announcement during a surprise visit to Russia's Hmeymim air base in S
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
made the announcement during a surprise visit to Russia's Hmeymim air base in Syria's Latakia Province, where he held talks with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and addressed Russian military servicemen. It was Mr Putin's first trip to Syria,... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Putin orders withdrawal of Russian troops in visit to Syrian baseBy Emma Burrows and James Masters, CNN (CNN) -- Russian President Vladimir Put
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 3 days ago
By Emma Burrows and James Masters, CNN (CNN) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered a partial withdrawal of Russian troops from Syria during a visit to the war-torn country on Monday. Putin was met at Russia's Hmeimim air base by Syrian... Read more
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FOX 5 Las Vegas
Putin orders withdrawal of Russian troops in visit to Syrian baseBy Emma Burrows and James Masters, CNN (CNN) -- Russian President Vladimir Put
FOX 5 Las Vegas / Posted 3 days ago
By Emma Burrows and James Masters, CNN (CNN) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered a partial withdrawal of Russian troops from Syria during a visit to the war-torn country on Monday. Putin was met at Russia's Hmeimim air base by Syrian... Read more
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Swissinfo
Putin orders 'significant part' of Russian forces in Syria to withdrawcomfortably in March, made the announcement during a surprise visit to Russia's
Swissinfo / Posted 3 days ago
comfortably in March, made the announcement during a surprise visit to Russia's Hmeymim air base in Syria, where he held talks with President Bashar al-Assad and addressed Russian forces. The Kremlin first launched air strikes in Syria in... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Putin orders withdrawal of Russian troops in visit to Syrian baseBy Emma Burrows and James Masters, CNN (CNN) -- Russian President Vladimir Put
WSMV Nashville / Posted 3 days ago
By Emma Burrows and James Masters, CNN (CNN) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered a partial withdrawal of Russian troops from Syria during a visit to the war-torn country on Monday. Putin was met at Russia's Hmeimim air base by Syrian... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Putin orders withdrawal of Russian troops in visit to Syrian baseRelayed content (CNN) - Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered a partial wit
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 3 days ago
Relayed content (CNN) - Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered a partial withdrawal of Russian troops from Syria during a visit to the war-torn country on Monday. Putin was met at Russia's Hmeimim air base by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad... Read more
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