December 23, 2012

Russian Roulette in Syria

The Daily Star, Daily Star

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Russian President Vladimir Putin has now waded into the debate on Syria’s future, after over 40,000 people have lost their lives in the country’s bloody uprising.

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TAGGED: Syria, Middle East, Vladimir Putin, Russia

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