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NATO fears over Russian warships

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>> It's not exactly state of the art. Plenty of media questioning whether Russia's aircraft carrier would even make it to Syria after belching its way through the English Channel last Friday. But NATO has little doubt it'll get there and what'll happen when it does.>> The concern is that the Kuznetsov carrier group can be used as a platform for increased air strikes against civilians in Aleppo.
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>> The Soviet era vessel was ridiculed for its ancient appearance, accompanied everywhere by tug in case of breakdown, but it's whats on board and underneath that matter. The 15 fighter jets and 10 attack helicopters thought to be accompanied by submarines. Reuters' Moscow correspondent Jack Stub says the warning is unlikely to have any effect.
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>> The deployment of these Russian naval ships was announced earlier in the year, and again confirmed shortly prior to their departure. The Russian Defense Ministry has always said they are traveling to the Mediterranean to support Russia's military operations in Syria.>> NATO also called on Russia to implement another cease fire, but judging by the latest evidence, that won't happen any time soon.
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scow saying it depends on the action of opposition fighters and also called on the US to meet its obligation to separate the moderates from those considered terrorists.
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