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Russia Extends Moratorium on Aleppo Air Strikes until Friday

MOSCOW, Nov 2  – Russia on Wednesday told anti-government rebels holed up in Syria’s Aleppo to leave by Friday evening, signalling it would extend a moratorium on air strikes against targets inside the city. The Russian Defence Ministry, which is helping forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad try to retake full control of Aleppo, said

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Russia vetoes U.N. demand for end to bombing of Syria’s Aleppo

By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS, Oct 9 – Russia vetoed a French-drafted U.N. Security Council resolution on Saturday that would have demanded an end to air strikes and military flights over Syria‘s city of Aleppo, while a rival Russian draft text failed to get a minimum nine votes in favor. Moscow’s text was effectively the French

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