The US have destroyed dozens of Russian fighters in Syria

The US have destroyed dozens of Russian fighters in Syria

Last week in Syria U.S. military forces eliminated scores of mercenaries from Russia. Since the cold war’s most visible and controversial clash between the two countries, reports Bloomberg referring to the official representative of the United States.

More than 200 mercenaries, mostly from Russia, attracted by the Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad were killed in the attack on the oil depot and the oil refinery near the city Of Deir AZ-Zaur.

The US have destroyed dozens of Russian fighters in Syria

«Members of the coalition regularly negotiated with their Russian colleagues before, during, and after the reflected unprovoked attack, said military spokesman US Colonel Thomas F. vail. — Russian officials have assured the leadership of the coalition that they would not engage in battle with coalition forces in the area».

In the Russian defense Ministry denied the information about the dead compatriots, stressing that came under fire the convoy was only the Syrians. But, according to a group of independent investigators Conflict Intelligence Team (CIT), in social networks, on the pages of some Russian soldiers, probably killed during the attack, the messages of condolence from friends and relatives.

Everything else, according to the leader of the «anti-Globalization movement of Russia» Alexander Ionov many Russians who were killed or wounded in the attack in Syria were parties to the Ukrainian conflict and, most likely, are related to the so-called private military company Wagner. This structure acted on the territory of Ukraine, and was later brought by Assad or his allies for the protection of power facilities in Syria.

E. #Syria: Alexei Ladygin #Russia|n fighter which Wagner fought in #Ukraine is among those killed by US airstrikes during the failed assault vs #SDF 4 days ago. pic.twitter.com/gdvHkKJcdr

— Qalaat Al Mudiq (@QalaatAlMudiq) February 11, 2018

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