300 Russian police arrive in Syria for border patrols

MOSCOW (AFP) – Some 300 Russian military police have arrived in Syria to patrol the flashpoint Syrian-Turkish frontier, the Defence Ministry said yesterday. The military police, who arrived from the Russian region of Chechnya, will work to ensure the safety of the population and help Kurdish forces withdraw to a line 30 kilometres from the border, Moscow said. More details in Weekend’s Borneo Bulletin