- The pro-regime Syrian town of Nubl was under siege by rebel forces for more than three years
- Two weeks ago, Syrian forces backed by Russian airstrikes broke through the siege
- Area near Nubl, north of Aleppo is a key battleground in Syria's brutal five year civil war
Nubl, Syria (CNN)"Thank you Russia! Thank you Hezbollah! Thank you Iran!" shouts the man, as he passes us in the busy square.