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Syrian Town Renamed ‘Russia’ to Honor Anti-Terrorist Cooperation

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By Russ Vensa–Translated by J. Arnoldski

Today we visited a wonderful village with the unusual name “Russiya”, which means “Russia” in Arabic.

This residential area is located in the Latakia province just 10 kilometers from the Russian air force base in Khmeimim. Russiya is home to around 1,800 people and the leadership of the small town is vested in the elder Ali Assad Hamoudi.

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