News Exercise #112


1) What is the message from the Syrian people?
2) What does the reporter think about this demonstration?
3) What kind of support has Russia been giving to President Assad?
4) What concerns do some Syrians have?

Answers:
1) They are thanking Putin and Russia for supporting the Syrian government.
2) He thinks it looks staged; put on solely for the BBC cameras.
3) Russian bombers have been taking off round the clock (24 hours a day) for six weeks, and air-striking ‘terrorist targets’.
4) They have accused Russia of causing civilian damage.

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