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Syrian Civil War, 2011 - ? From a local uprising to a proxy war, we discuss the chaos in Syria.

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UN approves Russia-Turkey brokered truce in Syria

How long will this truce hold? The ceasefire deal was hastily approved early Saturday. Already there are minor violations by evening Saturday.

The resolution calls for transitional government be put in place and humanitarian aid workers be given immediate and safe access to civilian populations in desperate need of food, water and medical care.
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Is it even having any effect on the ground?
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It buys time for both sides, I guess.
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Is it even having any effect on the ground?
Sadly, it is not.

Clashes, air raids tarnish Russia and Turkey's Syria truce
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Apparently, previous Syria ceasefires, collapsed within weeks as each side accused each other of truce violations. This one is headed for failure as well.
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Update

Syria ceasefire appears to be holding, for now.

http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=55956
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Also, after being excluded from initial talks, the new incoming U.S. presidential administration will now be invited to participate in Syria talks being organised by Moscow and Ankara later this month.
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What's going to happen to the ceasefire?
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