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Poland: Protesters face off outside Russian Embassy in Warsaw01:55

Poland: Protesters face off outside Russian Embassy in Warsaw

Poland, Warsaw
November 25, 2016 at 20:25 GMT +00:00 · Published

Two groups of protesters gathered outside the Russian embassy in Warsaw, Friday, rallied for and against Russia's military intervention in Syria.

Activists from Zmiana (Change) Party chanted "Yankee, go home!" and "USA is empire of evil" on one side of the street, while members of Razem (Together) Party held "Save Aleppo" banners. Tomasz Jankowski, an activist from the Zmiana Party denounced the anti-Russia protest and reminded his opponents that ‘only the Russian army in Syria operates legally under agreement with the legitimate government of Syria’.

The civil war in Syria began in 2011 and has claimed the lives of over 250,000 civilians, whilst more than 11 million others have been displaced. The Russians are supporting the government of Bashar Assad whilst the USA, the United Kingdom and France are lending support to the rebel groups in Syria.

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Two groups of protesters gathered outside the Russian embassy in Warsaw, Friday, rallied for and against Russia's military intervention in Syria.

Activists from Zmiana (Change) Party chanted "Yankee, go home!" and "USA is empire of evil" on one side of the street, while members of Razem (Together) Party held "Save Aleppo" banners. Tomasz Jankowski, an activist from the Zmiana Party denounced the anti-Russia protest and reminded his opponents that ‘only the Russian army in Syria operates legally under agreement with the legitimate government of Syria’.

The civil war in Syria began in 2011 and has claimed the lives of over 250,000 civilians, whilst more than 11 million others have been displaced. The Russians are supporting the government of Bashar Assad whilst the USA, the United Kingdom and France are lending support to the rebel groups in Syria.

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