Homs is Syria’s third-largest city. Or, at least it was before it was bombed literally back to the stone age.
This drone video, released yesterday, leads us to ask: What would you do if Homs was your city?
The video was shot by Alexander Pushin, a cameraman who runs a drone filming company in Russia.
Today, the United Nations special envoy for Syria announced a three-week suspension of talks aimed at ending the civil war in Syria.
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Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started the two most popular blogs in the history of MPR and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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