Russian Parliament Authorizes Military to Carry out Air Strikes in Syria

Russian Parliament Authorizes Military to Carry out Air Strikes in Syria

. . MOSCOW – Russian President Vladimir Putin has been granted permission from the upper house of Russia’s parliament to carry out air strikes in Syria following a request from the Kremlin. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Russia’s main military goal was to combat terrorism — assumed to be in reference to Islamic State militants […]