Russia Claims That It Is Aiding The Free Syrian Army With Airstrikes and Supplies

Russia is backing the Free Syrian Army (FSA) with as many as 40 daily airstrikes and helping arm the group, Russian military chief of staff Valery Gerasimov told Russian state news agency RIA Novosti on Monday. Russia began airstrikes on ground targets in Syria during the last week of September and has claimed they are intended…

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