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    Russian Jets Hit 900 Terrorist Targets in Five Syrian Regions in Three Days

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    Russian warplanes conducted 237 sorties, hit some 900 terrorist targets over past three days, the Russian Defense Ministry said Thursday.

    "Over past three days from February 1 — 4, Russian Air Force warplanes have conducted 237 sorties targeting 875 terrorist objects in the provinces of Aleppo, Latakia, Homs, Hama and Deir ez-Zor," the Russian Defense Ministry's spokesman Igor Konashenkov told reporters.

    According to him, terrorists sustain heavy losses due to Russian airstrikes.

    The militant forces in the Syria’s north are taking casualties and are falling back to the Turkish border, Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov said.

    “In order to retain at least some semblance of a fighting capacity, the militants’ forces in the Syria’s northern regions continue abandoning their positions and falling back to the Turkish border,” Konashekov told media.

    According to him, the militants’ leaders are forced to focus their efforts on evacuating their wounded fighters and attempting to restore control of the situation.

    “The soldiers of the Syrian Arab Army, aided by popular forces, have driven back the militants in the province of Aleppo and lift the blockade from the settlements of Nubul and az-Zahra that were besieged for over four years,” he added.

    Terrorists trained teen suicide bombers in Syria to carry out terrorist attacks in the country, Maj.Gen. Igor Konashenkov said. According to him, the oldest among the suicide bombers has just turned 16 years old; and the youngest one is 14.

    "According to the data provided by the representatives of the Syrian opposition, al-Nusra Front and Ahrar ash-Sham terrorist groups trained a group of teenagers to be suicide bombers in the Syrian province of Idlib. The terrorists were planning to use the teens to carry out terrorist attacks against civilians in the provinces of Damascus, Homs and Latakia," the spokesman added.


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    • rmukarutabana
      Hammond must be having a mental breakdown:
      “It’s a source of constant grief to me that everything we are doing is being undermined by the Russians. Russian president Vladimir Putin is undermining international efforts to end the Syrian civil war by bombing opponents of Islamic State in an attempt to bolster Bashar al-Assad. The effect of the intervention was to strengthen Islamic State."
    • siberianhuskyin reply tormukarutabana(Show commentHide comment)

      Where in hell can they find lunatics like this is the English government?
      Looks like the brain is effected by all the perverts and pedophiles in Westminster
    • rmukarutabanain reply tosiberianhusky(Show commentHide comment)
      siberianhusky, Indeed. The mind boggles.
      But how is it that the British people cannot get rid of such calamitous leaders?
    • coia
      Syrian residents have thanked Assad, Iran and Hezbollah in celebratory scenes from the towns of Nubul and al-Zahraa according to a broadcast by Hezbollah’s al-Manar TV. The powerful Kurdish YPG militia, which controls wide areas of northern Syria, meanwhile added to the pressure on terrorists, capturing two villages near Nubul and al-Zahraa.

      Residents and families of Nubbul and Zahraa towns in Aleppo northern countryside gave the Syrian army and its allies a heroes welcome today Thursday after they succeeded in breaking the siege imposed on the towns by terrorist groups for more than 40 months.

      The families of the freed towns took the streets in jubilation and thanked the Syrian army and its allies for their efforts in freeing their towns and breaking the terrorists’ siege which plagued the towns with poverty and deprivation of their basic needs. Following are the scenes of jubilation and rejoice among the people of Nubbul and Zahraa towns:(slow connection)

    • coia
      An all out conflagration is probable ‘Lurker’ as UK/US acknowledge impending defeat and dangerously and perilously deepen their commitment to creating ‘Sunnistan’, a new state comprised of eastern Syria and western Iraq controlled by UK/US-clients who will allow western oil giants to connect the pipeline grid from Qatar to Turkey in order to replace Russia as the EU’s primary supplier of natural gas. It’s all part of the imperial strategy to “pivot” to Asia by controlling vital resources and making sure they remain denominated in US dollars.

      Myself, I believe this unbalanced ambitious plan for global dominion that is now being openly challenged by Russia, the emerging power that threatens to derail the destructive murderous UK/US prurience will SERIOUSLY DAMAGE the malign unipolar (UK/US/IS) world order.

      To confirm the detail, ‘one leg John’ has firmly established Aleppo, Syria’s biggest city to the north, has been surrounded by loyalist forces, including a few UK ex SAS fighters, that, as you recognise, have cut off supply lines to Turkey leaving fighters from UK supported Salafi groups like Ahrar al Sham, Jabhat al Nusra, Jaish al Islam, ISIS and the other al Qaida-linked groups to either surrender or cower down while they await the agreed final desperate confrontation. The momentum has shifted in favor of Assad’s forces which now clearly have the upper hand. What the western media characterizes as a “quagmire” has all the makings of a stunning victory for the Russian-led coalition that is gradually reestablishing security across Syria while sending the invaders running for cover. This is from Reuters:

      “Three months into his military intervention in Syria, Russian President Vladimir Putin has achieved his central goal of stabilizing the Assad government and, with the costs relatively low, could sustain military operations at this level for years, U.S. officials and military analysts say.

      That assessment comes despite public assertions by President Barack Obama and top aides that Putin has embarked on an ill-conceived mission in support of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad that it will struggle to afford and that will likely fail…

      since its campaign began on Sept. 30, Russia has suffered minimal casualties and, despite domestic fiscal woes, is handily covering the operation’s cost, which analysts estimate at $1-2 billion a year. The war is being funded from Russia’s regular annual defense budget of about $54 billion, a U.S. intelligence official said…

      So Mr Cameron, a moment to ease the futile, impotent pain of connived low ‘oil barrel’ damage… perchance?
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