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Helicopters: a new Russian base in Syria
Established about a month after the withdrawal of US troops
Russia has a new helicopter base in a civilian airport in the north-eastern Syrian city of Qamishli. The news was released today by the Defense Ministry of Moscow.Consisting of "Pantsir" missile systems and three helicopters, including two Mil Mi-35s and an Mi-8, there are also armoured vehicles, ground support teams, a meteorological center and a small medical clinic.Pavel Remnev, a correspondent...
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency