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Russian Forces Remain Heavily Involved in Syria, Despite Appearances – The New York Times

Russian Forces Remain Heavily Involved in Syria, Despite Appearances – The New York Times

Russia’s war in Syria is slowly fading from view here, even as events on the ground give every indication that Russian forces remain heavily engaged.President Vladimir V. Putin, when he talks about it at all, tends to refer to Syria as an accomplished victory, yet hedges a bit. “We did indeed withdraw a substantial portion of our forces,” Mr. Putin said in response to a question on his live national call-in show on Thursday.

Source: Russian Forces Remain Heavily Involved in Syria, Despite Appearances – The New York Times