Category Archives: Russia-Syria-USA

Russian mercenaries secretly helping Assad in Syria are buying virgin ‘wives’ for £75 and beheading prisoners

Mercenaries from Russia are ‘buying’ Syrian virgins for £75 as sexual partners as they fight a secret war against jihadists in support of Damascus dictator Bashar al-Assad, it has been reported.

These clandestine Russian forces also decapitate captured jihadists receiving a bounty of £13 for each beheaded ISIS fighter, claimed a veteran hired gun.

Moscow has denied deploying mercenaries in the country but in recent days two members of these unofficial private armies were seized by ISIS and are believed to have been beheaded.

Now an ex-Russian army man serving as a mercenary has revealed secrets of the deployment, often at the frontline facing jihadist forces.

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ISIS parade two ‘Russian mercenaries from a private army used by Vladimir Putin’

Two suspected mercenaries from a ‘private army’ used by Vladimir Putin in Syria have been captured by ISIS, according to video claims.

ISIS news agency Amaq claims the men, named as Roman Vasilievich Zabolotny and Grigory Mikhailovich Surkanov, were seized near the eastern city of Deir Ezzor.

They can be seen wounded and handcuffed in a video, explaining where they are from in Russia and where they were captured.

They are believed to be mercenaries belonging to the so-called Wagner private army, allegedly deployed by Moscow in hot spots to lower casualty numbers among regular forces. However, the Russian Defence Ministry has strenuously denied losing two soldiers.

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Will U.S. and Russian Forces Clash in Syria?

In the past five weeks, U.S. forces in Syria have struck directly at the Assad regime and its allies in Syria no less than four times. On May 18, U.S. warplanes struck regime and allied militia forces that breached a 34-mile exclusion zone around a U.S. outpost in southeastern Syria. Then on June 8 and June 20, the United States shot down Iranian-made drones as they approached the outpost.

But the most dramatic event so far was the June 18 downing of a Syrian air force Su-22 by a U.S. Navy F/A-18 Super Hornet. This took place after regime forces attacked a town held by the U.S.-aligned Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) near Tabqa, in northern Syria. The Su-22 dropped bombs near the SDF fighters, ignored U.S. warnings, and was then shot down.

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US Shoots Down Syrian Government Fighter Jet In ‘Show Of Force’

A U.S. fighter jet shot down a Syrian regime aircraft after it attacked U.S.-backed forces in Syria on Sunday, according to the U.S.-led Operation Inherent Resolve coalition.

An F/A-18E Super Hornet shot down the Syrian SU-22 in what the coalition said was a “show of force” after the Syrian fighter dropped several bombs near Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) fighters south of Taqbah. The coalition acted “in accordance with rules of engagement and in collective self-defense of Coalition partnered forces,” according to the task force’s statement. The engagement represents the first time a U.S. aircraft has shot down an aircraft belonging to the Bashar al-Assad regime.

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Bashar al-Assad still has ‘hundreds of tons’ of chemicals stockpiled, former Syrian weapons research chief claims

President Bashar al-Assad continues to retain hundreds of tonnes of his country’s chemical stockpile after deceiving United Nations inspectors sent in to dismantle it, according to Syria’s former chemical weapons research chief and other experts.

Brigadier-General Zaher al-Sakat – who served as head of chemical warfare in the powerful 5th Division of the military until he defected in 2013 – told The Telegraph that Assad’s regime failed to declare large amounts of sarin precursor chemicals and other toxic materials.

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Trump’s ‘Art of the Deal’ on Syria

Leading up to the U.S. attack on Syria, President Trump was the target of a daily barrage by the mainstream media and Democrat members of Congress demanding an inquiry into what became known as ‘Russia Gate,” the alleged Russian interference in the 2016 elections that helped Trump beat Hillary Clinton.

No White House briefing by Press Secretary Sean Spicer could make it to the end without reporters bringing up the alleged links between Russia and Trump’s election team.

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Vladimir Putin says he expects ‘fake’ gas attacks in Damascus to justify further US strikes on Syria

Syrian rebels are plotting to mount a poison gas attack in Damascus and blame it on Bashar al-Assad’s government to provide a pretext for further US missile strikes and possible regime change, Vladimir Putin has claimed.

Speaking in Moscow at a joint press conference with Sergio Mattarella, the Italian president, Mr Putin claimed that “a number” of sources had told him about such plans.

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Russia sends more fighter jets to Syria despite announcing draw-down

Russia has sent as many as a dozen more fighter jets to Syria, days after President Putin’s announcement that Moscow was scaling back its military deployment in the war-torn country.

Vladimir Putin declared last week that Russia would begin withdrawing forces following a ceasefire deal between the government and opposition.

However 12 Su-25s were reported to have arrived at Moscow’s base in the coastal city of Latakia on Monday, signalling its intention to remain deeply involved in the conflict.

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Vladimir Putin announces ceasefire between Syrian government and rebels

The Syrian government and the opposition have agreed to a nationwide ceasefire due to start at midnight tonight, Vladimir Putin said on Thursday, as he announced Russia would withdraw some of its troops from the war-torn country.

The ceasefire deal follows talks between Turkey, Russia, and Iran and could potentially pave the way to a peace deal that would end the five-year civil war in Syria.

“It was just reported that today, a few hours ago, an event occurred which we have not just been waiting for, for a long time, but which we’ve worked hard to bring about. Three documents have been signed,” Mr Putin said at a meeting with the Russian defence and foreign ministers in Moscow.

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Mass graves of tortured civilians found in Aleppo – Russian MoD

Mass graves with dozens of bodies of civilians subjected to brutal torture have been discovered in Aleppo neighborhoods left by militants, the Russian Defense Ministry said Monday.

Many of the corpses were found with missing body parts, and most had gunshot wounds to the head, according to a statement by Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Major-General Igor Konashenkov.

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Putin’s Hit Teams Head for Syria

MOSCOW—Dozens of special military units in red berets lined up in the sun, waiting for the transport to move them to what they gently referred to as “Shama,” which in their Chechen mother tongue means the Holy Land in Syria.

Their faces looked weathered from years spent in the mountain wind. Some of them had missing teeth. Some had blank eyes that had seen death too close. One of the soldiers featured in the recently released video, which was aired by “Top Donbas News” in the pro-Russian rebel-controlled part of eastern Ukraine, says that he is going to Syria “to help people in a difficult moment.”

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Jets from Russia’s aircraft carrier set to launch strikes on Syria

Jets from Russia’s flagship aircraft carrier will launch airstrikes from the eastern Mediterranean around the besieged Syrian city of Aleppo within hours, Russia’s Defense Ministry said Tuesday.

Warplanes from the Admiral Kuznetsov will target rebels on the outskirts on the city, where they have launched a counter offensive against the Syrian government-controlled western part of the city.

“The attacks are to hit the long-range approaches to the city,” Interfax news agency quoted a a Defense Ministry spokesman as saying.

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‘I’m looking after MY PEOPLE’ French mayor turns back on government over migrants

Jets from Russia’s flagship aircraft carrier will launch airstrikes from the eastern Mediterranean around the besieged Syrian city of Aleppo within hours, Russia’s Defense Ministry said Tuesday.

Warplanes from the Admiral Kuznetsov will target rebels on the outskirts on the city, where they have launched a counter offensive against the Syrian government-controlled western part of the city.

“The attacks are to hit the long-range approaches to the city,” Interfax news agency quoted a a Defense Ministry spokesman as saying.

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Did a Russian Ship Cut Syria’s Internet Cables?

A Russian ship that intelligence and military officials reportedly fear can cut undersea Internet cables is near the coast of Syria. And its appearance coincides with what researchers say is a marked uptick in the instability of Internet traffic in that country.

The ship, named Yantar, is currently positioned off the coast of Lebanon and is moving on a northern track towards Syria, according to public vessel tracking data. Dyn, a U.S.-based company that tracks Internet outages around the world, reports a dip in the number of available networks in Syria in recent days.

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Obama Weighing Option to Strike Assad in Syria

While the media appears fixated on Donald Trump’s sexual problems with women, President Obama and his aides sat down yesterday to examine their options in Syria. With relations with Russia almost as bad as they were in the early 1980s, the fact that the administration is weighing whether to bomb President Assad’s military forces engaged in a slaughter of civilians in Aleppo has huge consequences for the U.S. – and the future of the human race.

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