Russian Air Force Planes 'Return Back Home' After Syria Deployment

Russia’s defense ministry published footage on December 12 and 13 described as showing a number of airplanes returning to locations in the country after completing activities in Syria.

Crews of a Tupolev Tu-22M were greeted with a welcoming ceremony when they arrived in the Murmansk region.

On December 11, Russian President Vladimir Putin reportedly announced that “a significant part” of Russia’s forces in Syria would be withdrawn. Credit: Russian Defense Ministry via Storyful