President Vladimir Putin received Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad in Moscow for the first time since 2015 on Monday.
Russian Su-27 Fighters Intercept U.S. B-52 Bombers Over Baltic Sea
Footage released by the Russian Ministry of Defense on Saturday allegedly shows Russian Air Defense Forces Su-27 fighter jets escorting a U.S. B-52 bomber near the Russian border. Russian Su-27 fighters have been scrambled to shadow US Air Force B-52H Stratofortress nuclear-capable strategic bombers over the Baltic Sea twice in the last 24 hours, the Russian Defense Ministry said. Read more.