Russians evacuating from war-torn Syria

Posted: January 22, 2013 at 1:44 a.m.

Russia is sending two planes to Lebanon to evacuate Russians from civil war-struck Syria, authorities said Monday, a move that appears to reflect Moscow’s increasing doubts about Syrian President Bashar Assad’s ability to stay in power.

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