President Vladimir Putin says that Russian military operation in Syria will continue until a political process starts.
Putin said Tuesday during a televised year-end news conference in Moscow that once the Syrians decide it's time to stop fighting and launch talks, "we aren't going to be more Syrian than the Syrians themselves," and Moscow will wrap up its military action.
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