Russia

Putin Wants Victory, Not Detente

Don't read too much into Russia's gestures on Ukraine and Syria.

Don't expect any favors.

Photographer: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images

After the Islamic State attack on Paris, there are signs of a rapprochement between Western countries and President Vladimir Putin's Russia. Putin's peace offerings are more style than substance, however. 

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