Guests on a number of Russian current affairs shows are taking U.S. claims of striking Islamic State targets with a grain of salt, saying rather than providing any convincing answers, they have given rise to numerous questions about the operation by U.S. special forces in northern Syria.

Russian journalist Evgeny Poddubny claimed that U.S. President Donald Trump has exaggerated the actual significance of the operations by U.S. special forces in Idlib.

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