Outrage over Houla Massacre Merkel and Hollande to Challenge Russia over Syria

Vladimir Putin was hoping to address mainly economic issues when he visits Berlin and Paris on Friday. But the recent massacre in Houla will give the ongoing Syrian conflict a prominent place on the agenda. Russia's president continues to resist efforts to counter the Assad regime, but the pressure on him is mounting.
Vladimir Putin and Angela Merkel have much to discuss when he visits Berlin on Friday.

Vladimir Putin and Angela Merkel have much to discuss when he visits Berlin on Friday.

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With reporting by Severin Weiland