Russian warships arrive off Syrian coast ahead of ‘final’ assault on Aleppo

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A flotilla of Russian warships arrived off the coast of Syria on Saturday, readying for a large-scale land and sea assault on the city of Aleppo.

“Moscow clearly intends this as a message to the West – that Russia prevailed, that its client Assad survived, and that dictatorships who want allies in the region should look East,” Kyle Orton, a Middle East analyst at the Henry Jackson Society think-tank told the Sunday Telegraph.

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