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  • Russian troops join combat in Syria

    According to a number of Lebanese sources, Russian forces have begun participating in military operations in Syria in support of government troops.

    The unidentified sources, speaking to Reuters on Wednesday, gave the most forthright account yet from the region of what the United States fears is a deepening Russian military role in Syria's civil war, though one of the Lebanese sources said the number of Russians involved so far was small.

    U.S. officials said Russia sent two tank landing ships …