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Dmitry Peskov

Stephen Sackur speaks to the spokesman for President Vladimir Putin, Dmitry Peskov. Does Russia’s desire to shore up the Assad regime risk a confrontation with the United States?

Stephen Sackur speaks to the spokesman for President Vladimir Putin, Dmitry Peskov. Depending on who you believe, Russia’s military intervention in Syria is a boost for the forces of legitimacy in the face of terrorism, or a foolish gamble which will further destabilise Syria and backfire on the Kremlin. Does Russia’s desire to shore up the Assad regime risk a dangerous new confrontation with the United States?

(Photo: Dmitry Peskov. Credit: Getty Images)

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Mon 26 Oct 2015 21:06GMT

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