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Russians to start withdrawing from Syria

Russia's surprise withdrawal continued March 16 as a second group of Russian warplanes flew out of Syria, with SU-25 combat aircraft and IL-76 transport planes pulled out of Russia's Hmeimim base in Syria.

Russians to start withdrawing from Syria
A Russian Su-25 ground attack aircraft lands at an airbase in the southern Russia's Krasnodar region, on March 16, 2016, as part of the withdrawal of Russian armed forces from Syria. Russia's surprise withdrawal continued March 16 as a second group of Russian warplanes flew out of Syria, with SU-25 ground attack aircraft and IL-76 transport planes pulled out of Russia's Hmeimim base in Syria. (AFP/Getty Images)
Russians to start withdrawing from Syria
A Russian top officer (R) decorates a Russian air force pilot with a medal upon his arrival from Syria at an airbase in the southern Russia's Krasnodar region, on March 16, 2016. Russia's surprise withdrawal continued March 16 as a second group of Russian warplanes flew out of Syria, with SU-25 combat aircraft and IL-76 transport planes pulled out of Russia's Hmeimim base in Syria. (AFP/Getty Images)
Russians to start withdrawing from Syria
Russian air force pilots walk on the tarmac upon their arrival from Syria at an airbase in the southern Russia's Krasnodar region, on March 16, 2016. Russia's surprise withdrawal continued March 16 as a second group of Russian warplanes flew out of Syria, with SU-25 combat aircraft and IL-76 transport planes pulled out of Russia's Hmeimim base in Syria. (AFP/Getty Images)
Russians to start withdrawing from Syria
Russian air force pilots salute upon their arrival from Syria at an airbase in the southern Russia's Krasnodar region, on March 16, 2016. Russia's surprise withdrawal continued March 16 as a second group of Russian warplanes flew out of Syria, with SU-25 combat aircraft and IL-76 transport planes pulled out of Russia's Hmeimim base in Syria. (AFP/Getty Images)
Russians to start withdrawing from Syria
Russian air force pilots walk on the tarmac upon their arrival from Syria at an airbase in the southern Russia's Krasnodar region, on March 16, 2016. Russia's surprise withdrawal continued March 16 as a second group of Russian warplanes flew out of Syria, with SU-25 combat aircraft and IL-76 transport planes pulled out of Russia's Hmeimim base in Syria. (AFP/Getty Images)