On Thursday, Russia deployed a symphony orchestra to play a concert in the Syrian city of Palmyra, recently reclaimed from Islamic State occupation. Russia flew reporters from Moscow to Syria and then bused them to Palmyra to see the performance. The concert, staged in an ancient amphitheater, was broadcast to TV audiences back in Russia.
On Thursday, Russia deployed a symphony orchestra to play a concert in the Syrian city of Palmyra, recently reclaimed from Islamic State occupation. Russia flew reporters from Moscow to Syria and then bused them to Palmyra to see the performance. The concert, staged in an ancient amphitheater, was broadcast to TV audiences back in Russia. Olga Balashova The Associated Press
On Thursday, Russia deployed a symphony orchestra to play a concert in the Syrian city of Palmyra, recently reclaimed from Islamic State occupation. Russia flew reporters from Moscow to Syria and then bused them to Palmyra to see the performance. The concert, staged in an ancient amphitheater, was broadcast to TV audiences back in Russia. Olga Balashova The Associated Press