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portal local authorities and great condition for political settlement , this is what we have based our actions on from the very beginning , it is a big change from the past , the Kremlin used to cloak all operations in total secrecy , which is cheap Russia correspondent Andrew will , what is striking , I when it invaded Iraq in two thousand three , so that's very much giving the Russian public spectacle of the spectacle execs bombing targets , very are not show it which uptown it's like it's like a film really it seems to be working , polls show support for the air strikes jumping from fourteen percent to seventy two percent among Russians , welcome also sending a message to the world , in the sense that they oppose United States but here they want to show the world actually you know what Washington didn't get this right are in the Middle East didn't get it right Syria and actually wouldn't have a crack now we have a different strategy and it works that way of showing that the world is not dominated by United States and Russia cut the rope no surprises but doesn't go down well with everyone Washington says Russia is mainly Christian rebels allied with the west , and hindering the settlement by propping up Syrian leader Bashar al Assad , even the shuttle media campaign may not be enough to change minds in the way a lot