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Syria peace talks failure spurs U.S.-Russia recriminations

A member of Syria's armed opposition forces (L) stands next to a soldier from the forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Babila town, southeast Damascus February 17, 2014, after a local ceasefire agreement was reached. Picture taken during a guided tour by the Syrian Army. REUTERS/Khaled al-Hariri

A member of Syria's armed opposition forces (L) stands next to a soldier from the forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Babila town, southeast Damascus February 17, 2014, after a local ceasefire agreement was reached. Picture taken...more

A member of Syria's armed opposition forces (L) stands next to a soldier from the forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Babila town, southeast Damascus February 17, 2014, after a local ceasefire agreement was reached. Picture taken during a guided tour by the Syrian Army. REUTERS/Khaled al-Hariri
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A member of Syria's armed opposition forces (R) chats with an officer from the forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Babila town, southeast Damascus February 17, 2014, after a local ceasefire agreement was reached. Picture taken during a guided tour by the Syrian Army. REUTERS/Khaled al-Hariri

A member of Syria's armed opposition forces (R) chats with an officer from the forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Babila town, southeast Damascus February 17, 2014, after a local ceasefire agreement was reached. Picture taken during...more

A member of Syria's armed opposition forces (R) chats with an officer from the forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Babila town, southeast Damascus February 17, 2014, after a local ceasefire agreement was reached. Picture taken during a guided tour by the Syrian Army. REUTERS/Khaled al-Hariri
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A damaged building is pictured in Babila town, southeast Damascus February 17, 2014, after a local ceasefire agreement was reached between the opposition and regime forces. Picture taken during a guided tour by the Syrian Army. REUTERS/Khaled al-Hariri

A damaged building is pictured in Babila town, southeast Damascus February 17, 2014, after a local ceasefire agreement was reached between the opposition and regime forces. Picture taken during a guided tour by the Syrian Army. REUTERS/Khaled...more

A damaged building is pictured in Babila town, southeast Damascus February 17, 2014, after a local ceasefire agreement was reached between the opposition and regime forces. Picture taken during a guided tour by the Syrian Army. REUTERS/Khaled al-Hariri
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A member of Syria's armed opposition forces (L) speaks with a woman from the National Defense Force, which is loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, in Babila town, southeast Damascus February 17, 2014, after a local ceasefire agreement was reached between the opposition and regime forces. Picture taken during a guided tour by the Syrian Army. REUTERS/Khaled al-Hariri

A member of Syria's armed opposition forces (L) speaks with a woman from the National Defense Force, which is loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, in Babila town, southeast Damascus February 17, 2014, after a local ceasefire agreement was...more

A member of Syria's armed opposition forces (L) speaks with a woman from the National Defense Force, which is loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, in Babila town, southeast Damascus February 17, 2014, after a local ceasefire agreement was reached between the opposition and regime forces. Picture taken during a guided tour by the Syrian Army. REUTERS/Khaled al-Hariri
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A Free Syrian Army fighter takes a position as he fires his weapon during clashes with forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in the town of Souran in the north Hama countryside February 15, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

A Free Syrian Army fighter takes a position as he fires his weapon during clashes with forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in the town of Souran in the north Hama countryside February 15, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

A Free Syrian Army fighter takes a position as he fires his weapon during clashes with forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in the town of Souran in the north Hama countryside February 15, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer
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Free Syrian Army fighters crawl during clashes with forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in the town of Souran in the north Hama countryside February 16, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

Free Syrian Army fighters crawl during clashes with forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in the town of Souran in the north Hama countryside February 16, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

Free Syrian Army fighters crawl during clashes with forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in the town of Souran in the north Hama countryside February 16, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer
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A man mourns at the grave of his son, who was a rebel fighter and whom he said was killed during clashes in Deir al-Zor, eastern Syria February 16, 2014. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

A man mourns at the grave of his son, who was a rebel fighter and whom he said was killed during clashes in Deir al-Zor, eastern Syria February 16, 2014. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

A man mourns at the grave of his son, who was a rebel fighter and whom he said was killed during clashes in Deir al-Zor, eastern Syria February 16, 2014. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi
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