Russian Airstrike Kills 45 in Latakia Province

Russia's airstrikes in Syria have proven to be very deadly.

According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, at least 45 people were killed in an airstrike in the Latakia province, including the commander of the Free Syrian Army and some family members of opposition groups.

Since the beginning of the military campaign on Sept. 30, at least 370 people have been killed, an estimated one-third of them civilians, according to the human rights group.

Russia has been claiming it is targeting ISIS jihadists, but critics, including some in the United States, say Russia's real aim is to support the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

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