Russian Federation has given President Bashar al-Assad's government crucial support throughout Syria's civil war, which has killed hundreds of thousands of people and driven millions from their homes since it began with a crackdown on pro-democracy protests in 2011.
Suspected Russian jets have killed at least 30 people, including 11 women and a child, and wounded dozens more in bombing raids on a besieged rebel enclave east of the Syrian capital, residents and a war monitor said.
Since then, hundreds of thousands of people have been killed and more than 10 million others displaced, according to United Nations officials.
The war in Syria has killed more than 340,000 people and displaced millions from their homes since it began in 2011 with the brutal repression of anti-government protests.
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Russian Federation first launched bombing raids in 2015 in support of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's forces.
The army has been gaining ground in Idlib and the adjoining eastern Hama countryside, with scores of villages seized from rebels mainly belonging to Tahrir al Sham, a coalition of jihadist groups with mainstream Free Syrian Army (FSA) factions also engaged in the battles.
STRATFOR published satellite imagery last May that revealed an ISIS attack at the T4 air base in central Syria had resulted in the destruction of four Russian Mi-24 attack helicopters and a supply depot.
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The ministry cited a technical fault as the cause of the crash and said the helicopter did not come under fire.
Last month, Russian Federation announced it was withdrawing the bulk of its forces from Syria after it had been fully liberated of Daesh elements.
Russian Federation became involved in the multi-front conflict in September 2015, when it began an aerial campaign in support of President Bashar al-Assad's military.
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