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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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Russian MI8 has been shot down all on board are dead

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A Russian Mi-8 helicopter has been shot down by ground fire in Syria following delivery of humanitarian supplies to Aleppo, the Defense Ministry said. Three crew and two officers from Russia's Reconciliation Center died, according to a Kremlin statement.
https://www.rt.com/news/354128-russi...er-syria-down/
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I won't link video here but local civilians have desecrated the bodies.

Also London based Syrian opposition journalist wishes female Russian crew member stayed alive for Syrians to basically rape her.
https://twitter.com/Nour_Samaha/stat...67059363569664
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That is "democratic" western backed opposition.

I heard Ruaf bomb the hell out of that position afterwards.


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That is "democratic" western backed opposition.

I heard Ruaf bomb the hell out of that position afterwards.


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Too bad Russian Search and Rescue was not up to the task of securing the site.
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Too bad Russian Search and Rescue was not up to the task of securing the site.
You mean before western allies massacre the pilots?




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Too bad Russian Search and Rescue was not up to the task of securing the site.
It's a rebel held city, with fairly modern weapons. Not exactly some (more) backward African country with rebels who haven't been supplied "aid".
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That is "democratic" western backed opposition.

I heard Ruaf bomb the hell out of that position afterwards.


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Only one which cry is west now in attempt to influence on Russia to stop attacks on their AQ babies.

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"...officers from Russia's Reconciliation Center"

I like that, very Orwellian.
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I like that, very Orwellian.
Actually, not all that Orwellian. The reconciliation center has been involved in negotiating ceasefires between the rebels and government forces in a number of places.
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Apparently yes, they have this flashy multilingual website too,

http://eng.syria.mil.ru/en/index/syr...n_bulletin.htm

I love the white pigeon of reconciliation, with subtle threat of the warplane in the background, for those who might not be in a reconciliatory mood.

Very professional.
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The Americans ?

Bombing for reconciliation or bombing for peace.

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The Americans ?
This poster appears in "Dr. Strangelove" actually, which adds some more humor to it.
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