Syria

Putin’s progress

Print edition : April 15, 2016

Russian President Vladimir Putin listens to Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in the Kremlin on March 14. Photo: Mikhail Klimentyev/AP

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad with government soldiers at Maaloula near Damascus. A file photograph. Photo: AP

Russian pilots returning from Syria, at an airbase in Primorsko-Akhtarsk, southern Russia, on March 16. Photo: AP

Russia announces a partial troop pullout from Syria after successfully beating back terrorist groups and creating favourable conditions for the peace process to begin.
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