Putin Declares Victory In Syria

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The Russian president used his first visit to Syria to declare victory there. He met with Syrian President Bashar Assad at a Russian air base that has been the launching point for air strikes supporting Assad's forces in a civil war that started in 2011.

Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Steve Rosenberg (@BBCSteveR), the BBC correspondent in Moscow, for more.

This BBC interview can be heard in the Here & Now podcast or with the WBUR app.

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