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Palmyra news

Follow RT for the breaking news and updates from Syria and its cities, including Palmyra. Find the news on RT on the history and culture of Palmyra, which is located in Homs Governorate. Palmyra is a very ancient city, which history dates back to the Neolithic period. Get the news and information from RT about ongoing civil war in Syria, which has been lasting since 2011. Check out RT.com to find the details on Palmyra’s situation during the war. In 2015 it was captured by ISIS and changed hands several times. The military actions in Palmyra caused devaluation, thousands of killed and injured, and humanitarian catastrophe. Finally Palmyra was liberated by the Syrian Army with the official help of Russian forces. Find the news and stories on the operation for the liberation of Syria’s Palmyra. Later Russian conductor and opera company director Valery Gergiev conducted triumphal concert after Russia-backed forces recaptured Palmyra from ISIS. Read news on RT on that matter. Since ISIS destroyed Palmyra and left it devastated, there are several and organizations trying to rebuild and reconstruct Palmyra, including Russia, where even a fund was established to raise funds for the restoration of the city. Get the news from RT on that matter.