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The Kremlin is sending the full might of its Northern Fleet and part of the Baltic Fleet to reinforce a final assault on the city of Aleppo in a fortnight, according to Western intelligence.
The final bombardment is designed to shore up the Assad regime by wiping out rebels – paving the way for a Russian exit from the civil war.
originally posted by: LifeMode
a reply to: Profusion
Can't win with drones, airstrikes and special forces. Have to have bodies on the ground. Russia will roll in with the bodies and secure it for good. It's over with.
originally posted by: Xcathdra
a reply to: tommyjo
I would surmise Putin is trying to create a "deterrent" against the US/UK/allies taking military actions against the Syrian government.