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Monocle 24: The Foreign Desk

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News & Politics

Presented by Steve Bloomfield, this is Monocle 24’s flagship global-affairs show featuring interviews with political leaders and in-depth analysis of the big issues of the day.

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Explainer 7: Russia’s involvement in Syria

March 16th, 2016

Episode 137 of 217 episodes

Russian president Vladimir Putin has announced that most of his troops will be leaving Syria. We ask why they were there in the first place and discuss what this withdrawal will mean for peace in the country.

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