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    • Russian tactical group seen at Hmeimim aerodrome in Syria
    • Russian tactical group seen at Hmeimim aerodrome in Syria
    • Russian tactical group seen at Hmeimim aerodrome in Syria
    • Russian military air group at Khmeimim airbase in Syria
    • Russian military air group at Khmeimim airbase in Syria
    • Russian military air group at Khmeimim airbase in Syria
    • Russian military air group at Khmeimim airbase in Syria
    • Russian military air group at Khmeimim airbase in Syria
    • Russian military air group at Khmeimim airbase in Syria
    • Russian military air group at Khmeimim airbase in Syria
    • Russian military air group at Khmeimim airbase in Syria
    • Russian military air group at Khmeimim airbase in Syria
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    A Su-30 fighter plane taking off from the Hmeimim aerodrome in Syria.

    Russia commenced airstrikes against the terrorists who are devastating Syria on September 30, at the request of Syrian President Bashar Assad. Here are some photographs of the pilots and aircraft that are helping the Syrians to defeat terrorism.

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