Vladimir Putin, With Surprise Move on Syria, Keeps Everybody Guessing

March 15, 2016 12:43 PM

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Vladimir Putin, With Surprise Move on Syria, Keeps Everybody Guessing

MOSCOW — Vladimir V. Putin’s typically theatrical order to withdraw the bulk of Russian forces from Syria, a process that the Defense Ministry said it began on Tuesday, seemingly caught Washington, Damascus and everybody in between off guard — just the way the Russian leader likes it.

By all accounts, Mr. Putin delights at creating surprises, reinforcing Russia’s newfound image as a sovereign, global heavyweight and keeping him at the center of world events.

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