A rally was held this week in front of the Russian embassy in Beirut, Lebanon, to thank Moscow for its intervention in Syria. A Syrian who lives in Lebanon held up a poster with photos of (from left) Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Hezbollah leader Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah. The Arabic words at the bottom right read, “Lions of the time.”
A rally was held this week in front of the Russian embassy in Beirut, Lebanon, to thank Moscow for its intervention in Syria. A Syrian who lives in Lebanon held up a poster with photos of (from left) Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Hezbollah leader Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah. The Arabic words at the bottom right read, “Lions of the time.” Bilal Hussein The Associated Press
A rally was held this week in front of the Russian embassy in Beirut, Lebanon, to thank Moscow for its intervention in Syria. A Syrian who lives in Lebanon held up a poster with photos of (from left) Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Hezbollah leader Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah. The Arabic words at the bottom right read, “Lions of the time.” Bilal Hussein The Associated Press

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