Russian President Vladimir Putin at the meeting of the Collective Security Treaty Organization in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, Tuesday, where he defended assistance to Bashar Assad, saying it's impossible to defeat the Islamic State without cooperating with the Syrian government.
Russian President Vladimir Putin at the meeting of the Collective Security Treaty Organization in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, Tuesday, where he defended assistance to Bashar Assad, saying it's impossible to defeat the Islamic State without cooperating with the Syrian government. Mikhail Klimentyev AP
Russian President Vladimir Putin at the meeting of the Collective Security Treaty Organization in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, Tuesday, where he defended assistance to Bashar Assad, saying it's impossible to defeat the Islamic State without cooperating with the Syrian government. Mikhail Klimentyev AP

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