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Russia's ultimatum to rebels in Aleppo may be 'an ominous signal' of what's to come

Russia announced on Tuesday that it would halt its airstrikes on Syria's largest city, Aleppo, in preparation for an eight-hour ceasefire that will be implemented later in the week. Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu made the announcement in a televised meeting with military officials, saying he expected Syrian rebels inside Aleppo to use the pause in the fighting to leave the city via two special corridors.
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