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on September 6, 2013 in World News

Russia could come to Syria’s aid over US strike

Putin warns Russia could come to Syria’s aid over US strike As he touched down in St. Petersburg on Thursday morning, President Obama  greeted his host Vladimir Putin with a handshake and a smile. But the cordial greeting belies the tinderbox the two leaders are sitting on,  as they posture and deliberate over a potential U.S. strike on Syria — one of  Russia’s closest Mideast allies. Putin escalated concerns about the fallout from any strike when he indicated  in an interview published Wednesday that his country could send Syria and its  neighbors in the region the components of a missile shield… View Article

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