A no-show for a decade, Russia’s Putin is heading to the U.N

September 25, 2015 4:03 AM

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A no-show for a decade, Russia’s Putin is heading to the U.N

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.

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