Syria's ambassador to Russia, Riad Haddad, speaks during a news conference in Moscow, Oct. 1, 2015.
Russia President Vladimir Putin greets members of the Presidential Council for Civil Society and Human Rights at the Kremlin. Putin said on Thursday that assertions that civilians had been killed in Russian airstrikes in Syria were an "information attack," Moscow, Oct. 1, 2015.
Members of the Presidential Council for Civil Society and Human Rights attend a meeting, chaired by Russian President Vladimir Putin, at St. Alexander's Hall of the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Oct. 1, 2015.
A picture taken on Sept. 30, 2015 shows a general view of deserted streets and damaged buildings in the central Syrian town of Talbiseh in Homs province.