Ex-Soviet states largely silent on Russia’s military strikes in Syria

MOSCOW–As Russia dramatically upped stakes in Syria this week by firing cruise missiles from the Caspian Sea, President Putin’s military escalation has been followed by a largely muted response from post-Soviet states. Russian ships fired 26 SS-N-27 “Sizzler” cruise missiles into Syria on Oct. 7, apparently aiming to intensify the military’s campaign there. Though they […]