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    Tens of thousands of asylum-seekers are deprived of access to humanitarian aid because of an illegally deployed US military base near the Rukban refugee camp in Syria - people are banned from approaching the facility as close as 55 kilometers, according to the Russian Defense Ministry.

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    Washington's actions violate humanitarian law, the ministry said. It added that US advisers are trying to form a new opposition army in the country.

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