Russia shows military might in Syria ahead of peace talks

January 20, 2016 6:15 AM

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HEMEIMEEM AIR BASE, Syria – Russian warplanes are taking off from their base in Syria's coastal province of Latakia as Moscow continues pressing its air blitz days before scheduled peace talks.

A pair of Su-25 jets flew past, returning from a mission shortly after sunrise on Wednesday, and air force crews readied combat jets for more missions.

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