Russia Warns U.S. Against Strikes on Assad’s Positions

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Syrian civil defense volunteers, known as the White Helmets, search for victims amid the rubble of destroyed buildings following an air strike on the rebel-held neighborhood of Bustan al-Basha in the city of Aleppo, on Oct. 4, 2016.

Photographer: Thaer Mohammed/AFP via Getty Images

Russia warned the U.S. against attacking Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s forces as the breakdown in ties between the former Cold War foes continued to worsen.

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