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Infographic: Russia’s take on Syria

How is the history between the countries motivating Russia’s position in the conflict?

Insight: Syria pays for Russian weapons to boost ties with Moscow – Reuters
Insight: Russia’s Syria diplomacy, a game of smoke and mirrors – Reuters
Russia subs military with civilians at Syrian base – AP
Public opinion on the situation in Syria [ru] – Levada Center
Syria: strong coalition message against targeting civilians – Human Rights Watch
Russia, China veto U.N. resolution condemning Syria – Reuters
Russia, China veto U.N. draft backing Arab plan for Syria – Reuters
Russia, China veto U.N. Security Council resolution on Syria – Reuters
Quote from Ria Novosti via Center for American Progress