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Russia’s Secret Weapon of the ISIS War – The Daily Beast

Russia’s Secret Weapon of the ISIS War – The Daily Beast

Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad’s forces battling to recapture the ancient city of Palmyra had a lot of help from above. At least one Russian Mi-28 attack helicopter—Moscow’s answer to the U.S. Army’s fearsome Apache gunship—flew top cover as Syrian tanks and infantry stormed the modern city adjacent to the U.N. World Heritage Site.

Source: Russia’s Secret Weapon of the ISIS War – The Daily Beast