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Russian strikes have "increased the bloodshed of the Syrian people," group says

UN official denounces Security Council for humanitarian disaster in Syria

CNN  — 

Around 3,800 civilians, almost a quarter of them children, have been killed in Russian airstrikes in Syria in the year since Russia began its air campaign there, according to a UK-based monitoring group.

The Syrian Observatory of Human Rights released the stark figures to mark the first anniversary of Russia’s direct intervention in support of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s forces.