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Russia says it will extend pause on Aleppo bombing

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erce fighting on the ground near Aleppo, but Russia is promising to keep the city skies clear for now.
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scow extending its moratorium on airstrikes into a ninth day, saying Russian and Syrian planes had not flown near the city since last Tuesday.>>
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> Russia announced the pause in air strikes last week as part of a wider ceasefire, but rebels did not accept the truce and it lasted just three days. No aid was able to be delivered to the besieged civilians over that time as had been hoped.
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Image of footage appears to show fresh damage from over the weekend.>>
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>> We need the pause not to end.>> Both the US and UN have called for a longer lull in the fighting, rather than these sporadic unilateral ceasefires.