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Putin orders start of Russian military pullout from Syria

MOSCOW — President Vladimir Putin ordered the Russian military to withdraw most…

 

German leader renews call for Syria no-fly zone

DAMASCUS, Syria — German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday renewed her proposal…

 

Russia presses air blitz in Syria to dictate peace terms

MOSCOW — Moscow joined the fight in Syria to return to relevance…

 

Putin praises Donald Trump as ‘bright and talented’

MOSCOW — In Vladimir Putin's view, Donald Trump is "bright and talented."…

Russia pounds Syrian rebels, then reaches out to opposition

BEIRUT — When Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said his country was…

Assad-Putin meeting signals push to end Syria crisis

MOSCOW — Bashar Assad's surprise meeting with Vladimir Putin could signal that…

Russia, US sign deal to minimize risks in Syrian skies

WASHINGTON — The U.S. and Russia put into practice on Tuesday new…

Russia defends its military action in Syria

MOSCOW — As Russian warplanes carried out a second wave of airstrikes…

Analysis: Russia gambles in Syria, ramping up involvement

BEIRUT — In ramping up its military involvement in Syria's civil war,…