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Why Putin's Policy in Syria Has Laid the Groundwork for a Political Settlement

Fyodor Lukyanov | Posted 03.18.2016 | World
 Fyodor Lukyanov

MOSCOW -- As we know from similar conflicts, parties start to seriously think about negotiations when they realize that no military victory is available. By intervening in October, Moscow showed the opposition that it can't expect to win this war. By partially pulling out forces in March, Russia sends the same signal to the regime: it can't count on Russian military might to win complete military victory.

Russian Ships To Drop Off Munitions For Syria: Report

Reuters | Posted 03.19.2013 | World

By Thomas Grove MOSCOW, Jan 17 (Reuters) - Two Russian ships heading for a naval exercise off Syria this month are picking up munition...

Russia Tells NATO To Stay Away From Syria

Reuters | Posted 12.02.2012 | World

* Russia warns of provocations at Turkish-Syrian border * Says NATO should not try to intervene in Syria over that * Rus...

Russia Denies Talks On Post-Assad Syria

Reuters | Posted 08.15.2012 | World

By Thomas Grove MOSCOW, June 15 (Reuters) - Russia is not discussing plans for a Syrian political transformation following the exit of...

Russia Allegedly Supplying Syria With Arms

Reuters | Posted 07.31.2012 | World

* Rights group had been tracking the ship * Group says Russian ship turned transponder off (Adds details, refusal to disclose cargo...

Is Syrian Massacre Russia's Tipping Point?

Reuters | Posted 07.30.2012 | World

By Steve Gutterman MOSCOW, May 30 (Reuters) - Vladimir Putin resumed the Russian presidency declaring a moral right to promote Kremlin...