Syrian protester living in Jordan steps on Russian national flag during protest against Russian position of support for Syrian regime, in Amman

Posted September 21st, 2011 at 6:05 pm (UTC+0)
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Syrian protesters living in Jordan steps on a Russian national flag during a protest against the Russian position of support for the Syrian regime, in front of the Russian embassy in Amman September 17, 2011. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed (JORDAN – Tags: CIVIL UNREST POLITICS)

James Brooke
James Brooke is the Russia/CIS bureau chief for Voice of America. A lifelong journalist, he covered West Africa, Brazil, the American Rocky Mountain States, Canada, and Japan/Korea for The New York Times. A resident of Moscow since 2006, he was first Bloomberg bureau chief for the region. In 2010, he joined VOA. In addition to writing Russia Watch, his weekly blog, he also does video, radio and web reports from Russia and the former USSR.

One response to “Syrian protester living in Jordan steps on Russian national flag during protest against Russian position of support for Syrian regime, in Amman”

  1. Joseph M says:

    As a Jordanian we have a very good relation with Russia, if the Syrians do not wish to respect our relation with the Russians they can go back to Syria, WE DO NOT NEED THEIR HEADACHE!

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James Brooke is VOA Moscow bureau chief, covering Russia and the former USSR. With The New York Times, he worked as a foreign correspondent in Africa, Latin America, Canada and Japan/Koreas. He studied Russian in college during the Brezhnev years, first visited Moscow as a reporter during the final months of Gorbachev, and then came back for reporting forays during the Yeltsin and early Putin years. In 2006, he moved to Moscow to report for Bloomberg. He joined VOA in Moscow in 2010. Follow Jim on Twitter @VOA_Moscow.

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