Russia Putin Foreign Policy

February 27, 2012 - 10:26 AM
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin speaks during the meeting of military-technical cooperation in the Novo-Ogaryovo residence outside Moscow, Monday, Feb. 27, 2012. Putin warned against military intervention in Syria or an attack on Iran in scathing criticism of the West on Monday as he laid out his foreign policy priorities ahead of Russia's presidential vote. In Monday's article, Putin again criticized the U.S.-led plans for a NATO missile defense system in Europe, saying it's aimed against Russian nuclear forces. (AP Photo/RIA Novosti, Alexei Druzhinin, Government Press Service)