A video showing one of the Russian officers banning Syria regime's head Bashar al-Assad from accompanying Putin has gone viral on social media.
Assad has been in an awkward situation as he was prevented, after he shook hands with Putin who landed in a Russian base in Syria, from accompanying 'the visiting' president.
In the video, Assad appeared to be walking alone as the full focus was on Putin.
Putin has been on a surprise visit to the Russian
airbase. This comes as Russia maintains a significant presence in Syria to back