Russia's Putin says ex-Soviet countries threatened by militants: RIA

Reuters News
Posted: Dec 19, 2017 3:25 AM

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday that former Soviet countries were being threatened by militants using Central Asia and the Middle East as a springboard for expansion, the RIA news agency reported.

(Reporting by Gabrielle Tétrault-Farber; Editing by Maria Kiselyova)