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Russian forces in Syria

Syrian and Russian soldiers are seen at a checkpoint near Wafideen camp in Damascus, March 2. 


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Syrian and Russian soldiers are seen at a checkpoint near Wafideen camp in Damascus, March 2. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki

Syrian and Russian soldiers are seen at a checkpoint near Wafideen camp in Damascus, March 2. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki
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Russian solders are seen at a new corridor of Jisreen-Mleha road where they expect people to arrive from eastern Ghouta, in Damascus, March 8. 


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Russian solders are seen at a new corridor of Jisreen-Mleha road where they expect people to arrive from eastern Ghouta, in Damascus, March 8. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki

Russian solders are seen at a new corridor of Jisreen-Mleha road where they expect people to arrive from eastern Ghouta, in Damascus, March 8. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki
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Russian soldiers are seen securing a Syrian Arab Red Crescent truck carrying aid at a checkpoint near Wafideen camp in Damascus, March 5. 


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Russian soldiers are seen securing a Syrian Arab Red Crescent truck carrying aid at a checkpoint near Wafideen camp in Damascus, March 5. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki

Russian soldiers are seen securing a Syrian Arab Red Crescent truck carrying aid at a checkpoint near Wafideen camp in Damascus, March 5. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki
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Syrian and Russian soldiers are seen at a checkpoint at Wafideen camp in Damascus, March 2.

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Syrian and Russian soldiers are seen at a checkpoint at Wafideen camp in Damascus, March 2. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki

Syrian and Russian soldiers are seen at a checkpoint at Wafideen camp in Damascus, March 2. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki
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Russian soldiers are seen as they guard at a checkpoint near at Wafideen camp in Damascus, March 2.


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Russian soldiers are seen as they guard at a checkpoint near at Wafideen camp in Damascus, March 2. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki

Russian soldiers are seen as they guard at a checkpoint near at Wafideen camp in Damascus, March 2. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki
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A Russian soldier is seen as he stands near a poster of Russian President Vladimir Putin at Wafideen camp in Damascus, March 2. 


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A Russian soldier is seen as he stands near a poster of Russian President Vladimir Putin at Wafideen camp in Damascus, March 2. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki

A Russian soldier is seen as he stands near a poster of Russian President Vladimir Putin at Wafideen camp in Damascus, March 2. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki
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Russian soldiers are seen at Wafideen camp in Damascus, March 1. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki

Russian soldiers are seen at Wafideen camp in Damascus, March 1. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki

Russian soldiers are seen at Wafideen camp in Damascus, March 1. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki
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A Russian soldier is seen at Wafideen camp in Damascus, March 1. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki

A Russian soldier is seen at Wafideen camp in Damascus, March 1. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki

A Russian soldier is seen at Wafideen camp in Damascus, March 1. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki
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Russian soldiers are seen guard at a checkpoint near Wafideen camp in Damascus, March 2. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki

Russian soldiers are seen guard at a checkpoint near Wafideen camp in Damascus, March 2. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki

Russian soldiers are seen guard at a checkpoint near Wafideen camp in Damascus, March 2. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki
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A Russian soldier is seen at Wafideen camp in Damascus, March 1. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki

A Russian soldier is seen at Wafideen camp in Damascus, March 1. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki

A Russian soldier is seen at Wafideen camp in Damascus, March 1. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki
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A Russian soldier is seen at Wafideen camp in Damascus, March 1. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki

A Russian soldier is seen at Wafideen camp in Damascus, March 1. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki

A Russian soldier is seen at Wafideen camp in Damascus, March 1. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki
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Russian soldiers are seen with Syrian children at Wafideen camp in Damascus, February 28. 


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Russian soldiers are seen with Syrian children at Wafideen camp in Damascus, February 28. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki

Russian soldiers are seen with Syrian children at Wafideen camp in Damascus, February 28. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki
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