Russia Moves to Stabilize the Mideast Region Not ‘Destroy It Like US’
17:49 GMT 01.10.2015 (Updated: 15:28 GMT 11.06.2019)
© Sputnik / Sergey OrlovA battalion of Russian marines are providing security for the Russian Air Force deployed on the Hmaimim Airbase in Syria
© Sputnik / Sergey Orlov/
Russia has conducted its first airstrike against ISIL militants in Syria. The Russian Ministry of Defense says the operation took place in the Arab republic’s third largest city of Homs, which is a central link between the interior cities and the Mediterranean coast.