Russia May Send Navy Ships to Lebanon

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Russia May Send Navy Ships to Lebanon

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Russia may send navy ships to the Lebanon coast, the ITAR-TASS news agency reported on Monday quoting a source in the Defense Ministry. The move is being considered as Russia prepares to evacuate its citizens from the conflict zone.

On Sunday Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said that Russia is preparing to evacuate its citizens from Lebanon

Lavrov warned that the fighting between Israel and Lebanese guerrillas could ignite a wider conflict, and said the international community had to use all means possible to end the violence immediately.

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If Russia gets involved with fighting, things will get messy fast.

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By YCON: posted on 18-7-2006

Who would Russia support?

Probably Assad (Syria) as they have supported them in the past.

But its hard to imagine them fighting against Israel.
By netchicken: posted on 18-7-2006

If russia went up against israel, US would have to jump on russia. I don't think that will happen, at least not yet. Russia will probably try to stop lebanese guerrilla violence.
By YCON: posted on 18-7-2006








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