Russia subs military with civilians at Syrian base

by VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV, Associated Press - 27 June 2013 12:04-04:00

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia has withdrawn all military personnel from its naval base in Syria and replaced them with civilian workers, the Defense Ministry said Thursday.
The ministry did not say when the switch at the base at Tartus took place or how many personnel were deployed there. The minor facility is Russia's only naval outpost outside ...


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