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The Telegram channel Directorate 4 claims that the Russian Defense Ministry’s video showing the destruction of the militants attacking the Russian Khmeimim airbase was edited for unknown reasons.On January 12, the military department released a video showing a group being taken out as it left one vehicle to move to another.
The Telegram channel suggests that two separate videos have been joined at the sixth second of the video. The people approaching the vehicle “suddenly disappear”, and the …
Turkey will “rip off the heads” of the YPG Kurdish “terrorists” in the Afrin and Manbij regions, “if they do not surrender”, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said during a public speech in the Elazig Province, reported the Turkish TV channel NTV.
“In Manbij, if the promises [of the Americans to withdraw the Kurdish YPG troops] are not fulfilled, we will take the matter into our own hands. They will see what we do in a week. If the terrorists in Afrin do not surrender, we will rip off …
The Russian military has killed a group of militants who fired on the Khmeimim airbase in Syria on December 31, reported TASS.
The Ministry of Defense specified that the militant group was based near the western border of the Idlib province.
The report notes that Russian intelligence revealed the location of the final assembly and storage of unmanned vehicles in Idlib, and established a "continuous observation" of this place. Later on, the militants arrived at the location and began to …
Ukraine’s Ministry of Defense denied accusations of involvement in the attack on Russian military bases in Syria, calling them an “information attack,” Ukrinform reports.
“This is another information attack [by Russia]. We reject these accusations, and of course, this information attack is done, first of all, to cover up what the Russian Federation is now doing in the Crimea as well as in Donetsk and Luhansk, where arms from Russia are supplied,” said the press secretary of the Minister of …
Turkey urged Russia and Iran to influence Syrian President Bashar Assad to stop the offensive in the province of Idlib. Ankara is worried that the fighting may lead to a new flow of refugees across its southern border, as expressed by Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, the Turkish Foreign Minister, on Wednesday, January 10th in an interview with Anadolu.
According to Çavuşoğlu, the offensive in Idlib contradicts joint agreements on the establishment of a de-escalation zone in the only province of Syria that …
On December 30, the Yamal, a large Russian landing ship, collided with a dry cargo vessel from Sierra Leone in the Aegean Sea, Interfax reports, quoting the Russian Defense Ministry.
The Yamal was sailing from the Mediterranean Sea to occupied Sevastopol, and the Orka-2 cargo ship was headed to Turkey from Egypt. No one was hurt, and the Russian ship received only minor damage.
Photos taken of the Russian Navy ship after it arrived at port were posted on the social site VKontakte. The Yamal …
The Russian Defense Ministry stated an American reconnaissance aircraft in the area of Khmeimim at the time of the attack on the Russian bases in Syria, reports RIA Novosti.
It was reported that a Poseidon aircraft was patrolling over the Mediterranean Sea between Tartus and Khmeimim at an altitude of seven thousand meters for over four hours. The Russian Defense Ministry called this “a strange coincidence.”
Concerning the easy access to the purchase of UAVs, the Ministry stated that “it is …
The attack of drones on Russian military facilities in Syria, is believed to be the work of US special services, as stated by the first Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on Defense and Security, Franz Klintsevich to RIA Novosti.
On Monday, January 8th, the Russian Defense Ministry reported that the militants operating in Syria had access to advanced technologies that allow drones to drop professionally assembled explosives precisely on assigned coordinates at a distance of up …
The technology and devices that were used by militants to attack the Russian Khmeimim Airbase in Syria are “easily accessible on the open market,” Adrian Rankin-Galloway, a representative of the Pentagon, told RIA Novosti.
“We’ve seen the Islamic State use this kind of technology,” he said, adding that “these devices and this technology can be easily purchased on the open market…and this is cause for concern,” Rankin-Galloway said.
The fact that Russian soldiers, on the night of January 5th, …
Russian military forces prevented drone attacks carried out by militants on two Russian bases in Syria – Khmeimim and Tartus, stated the Russian Ministry of Defense, reports Interfax.
According to the Russian ministry, militants attempted to send ten unmanned vehicles to the airbase in Khmeimim and three more to the naval facility in Tartus. According to the Russian Ministry of Defense, all of the drones were neutralized.
“Seven unmanned aerial vehicles were destroyed by the standard Pantsir- …