Why is Russia flexing its muscles in the Middle East?

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    Abstract

    Syria’s bloody civil war suddenly became even more tangled in September with the start of a massive Russian bombing campaign on targets in the country. Two historians offer their personal takes on why Vladimir Putin ordered airstrikes
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages14-15
    Number of pages2
    Specialist publicationBBC History Magazine
    Publication statusPublished - Mar 2016

    Keywords

    • Russia
    • Russian nationalism
    • Middle East and North Africa
    • international relations

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • History
    • Political Science and International Relations

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