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Records show Russia printing money for Syria

There is evidence that Russia has been pumping billions of dollars into Syria.
Last Modified: 28 Nov 2012 23:31

New evidence has emerged that Russia could be backing Syria with more than just political support.

Documents appear to show that Russia is printing money for President Bashar al-Assad, helping keep the economy afloat after nearly two years of fighting.

Al Jazeera's Kristen Saloomey has this report.

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