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Syrian chessboard tilting in Russian favor 

The Syrian army is advancing into Kurdish-controlled territory in the country’s north to fend off a Turkish military incursion, following an agreement by Kurdish-led militia and the Assad regime late on Sunday after mediation by Russia. After news of US disengagement, Turkey’s Recep Erdogan seized the opportunity to fill the vacuum and is defying his […]