Russia says over 2,000 rebel fighters from CIS killed in Syria in past year: RIA

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Posted: Dec 15, 2016 5:45 AM

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Over 2,000 rebel fighters from the Commonwealth of Independent States, a group of post-Soviet countries that includes Russia, have been killed in Syria in the past year, RIA news agency on Thursday cited the Russian defence ministry as saying.

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