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    Russia Versus ISIL in Syria (618)
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    Russia has been carrying out airstrikes in Syria against Daesh (ISIL) targets since September 30, at the request of Syrian President Bashar Assad. Syria has been in a state of civil war since 2011, with the country’s gov't fighting opposition forces and radical Islamist militant groups, including the al-Nusra Front and the Islamic State.

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