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Russians leaving Syria cross into Lebanon

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Jan. 22, 2013 16:04
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A family crosses a street piled with rubbish in Aleppo, Syria, Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013. The revolt against President Bashar Assad started in March 2011 began with peaceful protests but morphed into a civil war that has killed more than 60,000 people, according to a recent United Nations recent estimate.
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MASNAA, Lebanon — Four buses carrying Russian citizens escaping the Syrian civil war crossed into Lebanon on Tuesday, in the first evacuation organized by Moscow since the start of the conflict nearly two years ago.

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