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Sunday, October 11, 2015

Putin Rules Out Russian Ground Operations in Syria. "Is Ezekiel 38 on hold?"

Air campaign will continue at full force, but Russia not sending any more ground troops, Vladimir Putin insists.

President Vladimir Putin said Sunday that Russia would not deploy ground troops to Syria, where it has been conducting air strikes against what it says are ISIS targets.
 
"We are not planning on doing this (conducting a ground operation), and our Syrian friends know about this," Putin said in an interview broadcast on state-run Rossiya-1 television channel.
 
Putin last month received parliamentary approval to launch an air campaign in the war-torn country, but authorities have staunchly denied they would send any ground troops. (Read More)