Assad and his Syrian regime are just a figurehead; the real victory belongs to the resurgent Party of God.
Residents are coming back to see the damage despite the U.N. urging people not to return.
Moscow and Ankara had reset ties following the downing of a Russian jet in November 2015.
Instead of driving a wedge between Russia and Turkey, the assassination may serve to bring them even closer.
"We're prepared to take in wounded women and children, and also men if they are not combatants..."
The Russian president invited Erdogan last week to discuss Syria in Kazakhstan.
The girl became famous during the siege of Aleppo for her dispatches from the city.
Assad ally Russia promotes a rival resolution but French ambassador refuses to compromise on 'basic demands.'
A vote is scheduled for Sunday on the French-drafted resolution.
President Assad has strengthened his position with likely fiercer battles to come despite the deadly siege of Aleppo.
The evacuation of Aleppo brokered by Russia and Turkey was suspended on Friday.
"There is absolutely no justification whatsoever for the indiscriminate and savage brutality against civilians."
Assad also cast doubt on whether Trump's campaign rhetoric will become reality.
Assad can't or won't acknowledge that Syria's future depends on others.