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Fri June 17, 2011
NPR Story

Russia Keeps Mum On What To Do About Syria

Throughout the uprisings in the Middle East and North Africa, Russia has kept analysts guessing. On Libya for example, the Russians refused to back a UN Security Council resolution and accused NATO of over-stepping its military mandate. But then, Moscow demanded Moammar Gadhafi leave power, and even offered to mediate his exit. NPR's David Greene has more on Russia's diplomacy.

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