Russian forces enter former Islamic State stronghold in Syria after U.S. pullback

A woman pushes a baby cart as she walks past damaged buildings in Raqqa, Syria, in a May 29, 2019, file photo.

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Russian forces have entered Raqqa, the former de facto capital of the Islamic State caliphate, in one of the starkest examples yet of how Moscow has filled the vacuum created by President Donald Trump’s...