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Russia's bombing pause in Aleppo may be an effort to dial down the tension with U.S.

Russia suspended airstrikes on the rebel-controlled parts of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on Tuesday, in what some analysts saw as an effort by the Kremlin to break out of international isolation and end a deepening diplomatic spat with Washington. After weeks of air raids on eastern Aleppo,...
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