MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin will storm into New York on Monday seeking to prove that he will not be isolated at his first appearance at the United Nations General Assembly in a decade.
With a jackknife military and diplomatic pivot toward Syria, Putin has tried to mitigate the damage of a year’s adventurism in Ukraine in a defiant gambit he hopes will appeal to the West’s cold logic and need.
13:58 Gunman in Ukraine kills Putin foe in attack denounced as ‘state terrorism’19
09:13 Montenegro at crossroads: toward the West, or back to Russia23
00:38 Manafort is gone, but his business associate remains a key part of Trump’s operation11
16:23 Tillerson’s next challenge: Reassuring senators on Russia over lunch19