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RT News - December 13, 2016 (12:00 MSK)

The streets of Aleppo erupt in celebrations with people waving flags and shooting in the air, on reports the Syrian Army's on the brink of fully liberating the city. Fighting rages around the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra - as Russia's Foreign Minister says Islamic State's latest advance on the historic landmark may have been orchestrated as a distraction - to spare militants in eastern Aleppo. The White House accuses U.S. President-elect Donald Trump of quote 'lucrative' links to Russia - as Trump, for secretary of state, picks Rex Tillerson, a man with business ties to Moscow. A long-awaited British report on integration of ethnic minorities reveals authorities have been too busy enforcing quote "tolerance and multiculturalism" - and the policy's now reportedly backfiring.