President Vladimir Putin received Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad in Moscow for the first time since 2015 on Monday.
Russia Tests New Missile Defense System
The Russian Defense Ministry has published a video of a new test launch of the Russian anti-missile defense system (PRO). The launch took place at the Sary-Shagan test site in Kazakhstan. It is reported that the conditional goal was successfully hit. The missile defense system is in service with the Aerospace Forces, and is designed to protect against aerospace attacks.