Pro-Assad Syrians feel 'lucky' with Russia on side
6 September 2013 Last updated at 13:07 BST
As the G20 summit draws to an end in St Petersburg, discussions on how to approach Syria have been dominating and dividing world leaders.
Jeremy Bowen has been speaking to people in Damascus to find out what they make of the tensions at the G20 over Syria.
He sums up what they told him.