Chechen and Afghan Echoes of Putin’s Military Operation in Syria

October 2, 2016
A supporter of the Syrian opposition holds a picture of the President of Syria, Bashar al-Assad and Vladimir Putin, President of Russia, with the message 'terrorists' at a rally, to commemorate the fifth year of the Syrian war, at the Palace of Nations, in front of the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, 19 March 2016. EPA/SALVATORE DI NOLFI