As Russian airstrikes continue, the Syrian refugee tide swells.
Middle East by Alia AllanaJan 12, 2016
The Russians started
2006 in Syria with a bang, really big ones. Hours into the new year they
launched a series of airstrikes over the country. Proud proclamations were
sounded from all quarters with a bold announcement: “A total of 311 sorties
have been made over the first days of 2016 during which strikes were delivered
at 1,097 facilities,” said Lt. General Sergey Rudskoy, the Russian defence
chief. They targeted oil facilities and infrastructure used by Islamic State of
Iraq and Sy
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