First Look Putin declares victory against 'terrorists' in Syria

Russian President Vladimir Putin has announced a partial pullout of Russian troops. The visit marked the first visit by a foreign head of state to Syria since its civil war began in 2011.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin declared victory against "terrorists" in Syria on Monday during a surprise visit to a Russian military base in the county, where he also announced a partial pullout of Russian troops.