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Russia Update: Docile Russian Parliament Grants Putin Authority for Strikes in Syria in ‘National Interest’

September 30, 2015

Russia’s docile parliament swiftly and unanimously granted President Vladimir Putin authorization to make air strikes on Syria. The Kremlin compared the operation to the war in Tajikistan in the 1990s. Welcome to our column, Russia Update, where we will be closely following day-to-day developments in Russia, including the Russian government’s foreign and domestic policies. The […]