LIVE UPDATES: Today Russia launched airstrikes against multiple targets in Syria, but while it’s clear that non-ISIS rebels and possibly civilians have been killed, it’s unclear whether ISIS was even a target at all. The previous post in our Putin in Syria column can be found here.
Putin In Syria
The previous post in our Putin in Syria blog can be found here.
Over the last few days there have been numerous reports that the Kremlin is deploying military force to prop up the Assad regime in Syria, under the pretence of combating ISIS. The Interpreter will now cover these developments on a daily basis on our Putin in Syria blog.