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The chemical weapons attack allows Putin to abandon Assad and Iran

 The chemical weapons attack allows Putin to abandon Assad and Iran

Russia planning permanent presence in Syria

Russia has announced plans to set up a permanent military base in Syria, as an appropriate "measure" against the "terrorist threat."

Russia planning permanent presence in Syria

Assad Wants More of the Russian Army in Syria

Assad calls for backers in Moscow to increase military presence to bring 'stability,' while saying no to 'outside' influence from West.

Assad Wants More of the Russian Army in Syria, Middle East

Moscow Announces All Military Staff Out of Syria

All of Russia’s military personnel have been evacuated from Syria, including its Mediterranean base at Tartus, Moscow has announced.

Moscow Announces All Military Personnel Evacuated from Syria

Russia Withdraws Military Personnel from Syria

Russia has withdrawn all its military personnel from Syria and left its Tartus naval center unstaffed.

Russia Withdraws Military Personnel from Syria

Flotilla 'May Evacuate Russians from Syria'

Ships are on a training mission but may be about to evacuate Russians if situation worsens.

Russian Flotilla 'May Evacuate Russians from Syria'

Russian Commandos 'to Escort Assad Out of Syria'

Voice of Israel cites Russian reports that say Russian commandos may sail to Syria to escort Assad to safety.

Russian Commandos 'to Escort Assad Out of Syria'

Russia Suspected of Sending Ammo to Syria

Russia last week managed to outsmart the EU sanctions against Syria and slipped a ship filled with bullets through to the port of Tartus.

Russia Suspected of Sending Ammo to Assad