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Putin Orders Surprise Syria Withdrawal As Peace Talks Resume

By Denis Dyomkin and Suleiman Al-Khalidi MOSCOW/GENEVA, March 15 – President Vladimir Putin announced out of the blue on Monday that “the main part” of Russian armed forces in Syria would start to withdraw, telling his diplomats to step up the push for peace as U.N.-mediated talks resumed on ending the five-year-old war. Damascus rejected any suggestion of

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Free Syrian Army Rebels Deny Russian Support

BEIRUT, Dec 14 – Free Syrian Army (FSA) rebels fighting President Bashar Al Assad in western Syria denied receiving any support from the Russian air force, saying that on the contrary it continued to bomb them and rejecting comments by a top Russian general on Monday. A separate, recently formed alliance of armed groups—including some

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