Syrian expats suffer from regime backlash

Many Syrians residing in Russia who back anti-Assad opposition say they are being targeted by government agents.



    The crisis in Syria is being closely watched by Syrians living in Russia.

    Some are calling for an end to the violence, while others still support President Bashar al-Assad.

    Those who back the opposition, say they have become a target of government agents.
     
    Al Jazeera's Charles Stratford reports from Moscow.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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