Russia Said To Send Warships To Syria As Fighting Intensifies

Unnamed Russian defense officials tell news agencies that three warships, with 360 marines aboard, have been deployed to the Syrian port of Tartus and will arrive within several days.

The port is not large enough to accommodate all the landing vessels, so two of them will remain offshore and the third will drop anchor, an official told Interfax, on condition of anonymity.

Source: NY Times

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