A handout frame grab from video footage published on the official website of the Russian Defence Ministry 18 November 2015 shows Russian TU-22M3 long-range strategic bomber dropping OFAB-250-270 bombs at targets in Syria. (Russian Defence Ministry Press/EPA)
Terrorism can forge strange alliances. Among the many repercussions stemming from the massacre of 130 people in Paris by the Islamic State jihadist group may be a thawing of relations between Russia and Western nations that have shunned it since Moscow annexed the Ukrainian region of Crimea last year and launched an unofficial invasion of eastern Ukraine.
French President François Hollande has called for Russia …read more