Marking 4 months of Russian air strikes in Syria

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Marking 4 months of Russian air strikes in Syria

The impact of the war continues to ripple far beyond Syria’s borders. That’s especially true when it comes to air strikes.

One of the more recent developments has been Russia’s role.

CCTV America’s Nathan King has Insight.

Over four months, Russian jets have flown thousands of missions in the skies above Syria.

Over the weekend, the Russian defense ministry says it carried out 169 sorties, bombing nearly 500 targets. Moscow says they’ve made a big difference.

Marking 4 months of Russian air strikes in Syria

Marking 4 months of Russian air strikes in Syria

The impact of the war continues to ripple far beyond Syria's borders. That's especially true when it comes to air strikes. One of the more recent developments has been Russia's role. CCTV America's Nathan King has Insight. Over four months, Russian jets have flown thousands of missions in the skies above Syria. Over the weekend, the Russian defense ministry says it carried out 169 sorties, bombing nearly 500 targets. Moscow says they've made a big difference.


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Author Nasser Weddady on Russia's impact on Syrian conflict

Author Nasser Weddady on Russia's impact on Syrian conflict

CCTV America's Mike Walter spoke to Nasser Weddady. He's the co-author of the book Arab Spring Dreams and a Middle East analyst.