Russian President Vladimir Putin met his Syrian counterpart Bashar al-Assad in Sochi, Monday evening. The Russian leader congratulated Assad on the successful fight against terrorism. According to him, Syrian people are going through very difficult times and are approaching the defeat of militants. According to the Syrian president, in two years the successes achieved have been evident and... Еще many residents of the country were able to return to their homes. He noted that thanks to Russia, Syria was saved as a state.