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Report: Russia Sent Three Ships to Syria

Russia has sent three ships manned by marines to its naval base at Tartus in Syria, Russian media reported on Friday. According to the report, each ship has 120 marines. The ships are making their way to the Mediterranean and are expected to dock at the base early next week.

Russian security sources quoted in the media did not specify what the marines' task would be.

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