It is the west, primarily America and Israel that have incited and supplied the rebels in Syria. This in turn led to the violence. America and Israel cry crocodile tears for the Syrian dead as they conspire to send in more weapons to revitalize the conflict. Russia has no need to "deflect criticism". They are not the ones that caused the violence.
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Greek authorities arrest three Iraqi Kurds with guns, ammunition (Reuters)
from the article: Russia accuses West of stoking Syria conflict by arming rebels