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Russia to increase presence in Syria, pressure on Turkey

Russia is planning on sending an intelligence brigade to support its troops in Syria, the Kuwaiti newspaper al-Rai reports. In addition, Moscow will increase its aircraft in the theater to over 100.

Officials say that the move is in reaction to Turkey's shooting down a Russian plane.

Ynet reports that Russia is trying to prevent Turkish trucks entering Syria and carrying out more strikes in the border region.

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