• Russia's Putin lands in Egypt in sign of growing ties

    7 monthes ago - By The Seattle Times

    CAIRO - Russian President Vladimir Putin has arrived in Cairo for talks with his Egyptian counterpart on their two countries' rapidly expanding ties. Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, who has visited Russia three times since 2014, gave Putin an official reception at Cairo's airport Monday. It's the Russian president's second visit to Egypt since 2015....
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  • Putin orders beginning of withdrawal from Syria

    7 monthes ago - By Al Jazeera

    In surprise visit to Russian air base in Syria, Putin orders his troops to start pulling out of the war-torn country.
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  • Russia's Putin stops at Russian military base in Syria

    7 monthes ago - By National Post

    MOSCOW - Russian President Vladimir Putin visited a Russian military air base in Syria on Monday and announced a partial pullout of Russian forces from the country.
    Putin made a stopover at the Hemeimeem air base in Syria's coastal province of Latakia while en route to Egypt.
    The base, in the heartland of Syrian President Bashar Assad's Alawite minority, has served as the main foothold for the Russian military campaign in Syria.
    Speaking to the Russian troops at the base, Putin said that he had ordered the military to withdraw a “significant part” of the Russian contingent in Syria. He...
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  • Watch Putin visit Russian troops at Syria's Khmeimim Airbase

    Watch Putin visit Russian troops at Syria's Khmeimim Airbase

    7 monthes ago - By RT

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has paid a surprise visit to Khmeimim Airbase in Syria's Latakia province, honoring the Russian troops that played a crucial role in ridding Syria of Islamic State.
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  • Russia's Putin stops at Russian military base in Syria

    7 monthes ago - By The Seattle Times

    MOSCOW - The Tass news agency says that Russian President Vladimir Putin has arrived at a Russian military air base in Syria. Tass said that Putin's plane landed at the Hemeimeem air base in Syria's coastal province of Latakia, the heartland of Syrian President Bashar Assad's Alawite minority. The visit marks Putin's first trip...
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  • Tass says Russian President Vladimir Putin has arrived at a Russian air base in Syria

    7 monthes ago - By The Seattle Times

    MOSCOW - Tass says Russian President Vladimir Putin has arrived at a Russian air base in Syria.
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