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Sergei Bordov

Russia says military adviser killed in Syria

MOSCOW: Russia's defence ministry said on Thursday that a military adviser with the rank of major had been killed in an attack in Syria, Interfax news agency reported. Major Sergei Bordov was killed in after a rebel attack on a military base of government forces, the ministry said. "The serviceman was in a group of Russian military advisers carrying out tasks to train a unit of Syrian forces," the defence ministry said. "During an attack by rebels, the Russian officer organised the actions of Syrian troops, not…