April 8, 2017 17:35 IST

Russian forces in Syria

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Russian soldiers, on armored vehicles, patrol a street in Aleppo, February 2017. Credit: Reuters
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Russian soldiers, on armoured vehicles, patrol a street in Aleppo, February 2017. Credit: Reuters
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Russian soldiers carry their weapons in the Old City of Aleppo, January 2017. Credit: Reuters
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Russian soldiers walk in the Old City of Aleppo, January 2017. Credit: Reuters
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Men inspect the wreckage of a Russian helicopter shot down in the north of Syria's rebel-held Idlib province. Credit: Reuters