Syrian army troops in Salma, Syria
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Russian airstrikes help take back Syrian town

Syrian government troops have made new gains against insurgents in the west of the country.

Russian aviation is playing an instrumental role in this campaign, and on Friday Russian forces took reporters to see a town which had been out of government control for more than three years.

Our correspondent Steve Rosenberg sent this report from Salma, in Latakia province.

  • 22 Jan 2016
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