Russia is sending two special planes to Beirut to pick those Russians who want to leave Syria. The aircraft leave for Beirut on Tuesday, some 100 Russians are expected to be evacuated, reports Dispatch News Desk (DND).
Two planes, Il-76 and Yak-42, both able to cary up to 120 passengers will be dispatched for Beirut, the ministry confirmed on Monday. The crews will include medics and psychologists.
About 150 Russian citizens, who want to leave Syria are already in Beirut. Most of those being evacuated are women and children.