Russia Strikes Islamic State in Syria as Insurgency Gains Ground

Russia unleashed airstrikes that it said killed as many as 200 militants in Syria amid an intensifying assault by Islamic State insurgents that threatens the Syrian government’s access to oil and heightens the risks for its foreign backers.

Russia Strikes Islamic State in Syria as Insurgency Gains Ground
Russia unleashed airstrikes that it said killed as many as 200 militants in Syria amid an intensifying assault by Islamic State insurgents that threatens the Syrian government’s access to oil and heightens the risks for its foreign backers.