The Latest: Russia responding cautiously to jet downing

November 24, 2015 11:35 AM

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Defense analysts say Russia seems to be responding cautiously to the downing of one of its warplanes on the Turkey-Syria border.

Natasha Kuhrt, lecturer in International Peace and Security at King’s College London, said Russian television reports “have mainly been blaming the anti-Assad rebels inside Syria, and not mentioning Turkey at all. The general thrust is to try to play down this incident.”

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