Syrian insurgants destroy Russian helicopter with US missile

A Syrian insurgent group, recipient of U.S. Tow missiles, said its fighters hit the helicopter with an anti-tank missile while it was in the air

Russian helicopter

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Russia/U.S. ink deal to “minimize” risks in Syria

The U.S. and Russia put into practice on Tuesday new rules designed to minimize the risk of air collisions between Russian and U.S.-led coalition aircraft over Syria.

FILE - In this Oct.  3, 2015, file photo, a Russian  SU-24M jet fighter armed with laser guided bombs takes off from a runaway at Hmeimim airbase in Syria. Russia and the United States signed an agreement Oct. 20 designed to minimize the risk of collisions and other dangers as both countries carry out airstrikes in Syria. (Alexander Kots, Komsomolskaya Pravda, Photo via AP)With Russia, the U.S., France, England, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Qatar all fighting in Syria, the danger of a more wide-spread conflict grows.–politics.html

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