Moscow said on Monday it would establish an 'evacuation corridor' enabling people to leave the besieged Damascus suburb.
Residents in the besieged eastern Ghouta district near the Syrian capital Damascus are enduring one of the most intense bombardments of the near eight-year conflict
Civilian casualties are mounting in the region abutting the Syrian capital Damascus as airstrikes and mortar bombardments intensify, and the Syrian army prepares for a ground offensive in a built-up area of 400,000 people.
Dozens more die on Tuesday as the Syrian rebel-held enclave of Ghouta reels under heavy bombardment
The rebel-held Syrian city says civilian casualties are mounting, while the UN warns people are in extreme danger on "multiple fronts" in the country.
A spokesman for Syria's opposition rules out taking part in Russian brokered peace talks.