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    Su-25 jets of the Russian Aerospace Forces at the Hmeymim airbase, Syria

    Russian Jets Destroy Over 29,000 Terrorist Targets in Syria Over 7 Months

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    Russian warplanes have destroyed over 29,000 terrorist targets in Syria over 7 months of the anti-terrorist air campaign in the war-torn country, the Russian General Staff said Wednesday.

    "Over almost seven months of the Russian Aerospace Forces' military operation [in Syria], more than 9,500 sorties have conducted and some 29,000 terrorist targets have been destroyed," Lt. Gen. Sergei Rudskoy said.

    The Russian Aerospace Forces have destroyed over 200 terrorist oil facilities since the start of the military operation, Sergei Rudskoi, head of the General Staff's Main Operational Directorate, said.

    "The sources of finance of Daesh and al-Nusra Front have been cut off. More than 200 facilities for extracting, refining, and pumping fuel in locations controlled by terrorist groups in Syria have been destroyed, as well as more than 2,000 means of delivering oil products."

    Rudskoy emphasized that Russia has carried out zero strikes leading to destruction of civilian facilities or civilian deaths.

    He said that the Syrian government forces are capable of winning the fight against terrorists with the support of the remaining part of Russian aviation after the partial withdrawal.

    The cooperation between the Russian Aerospace Forces and the Syrian army disrupted multiple terrorists' attempts to provoke strikes on civilian facilities, he said.

    "Multiple militants' attempts to provoke strikes on civilian facilities have been disrupted. According to terrorists' plot, civilian deaths should have undermined the Russian Aerospace Forces, provoke negative reaction from the international community and force the Russian leadership to stop the fight against terrorism."

    Russian deminers have defused over 3,000 explosives in the ancient city of Palmyra, cleared 23 kilometers of roads and 10 historic sites, Rudskoy said.

    "The demining of the architectural and historic complex in Palmyra has been finished. During the work by Russian sappers, more than 3,000 explosive devices were defused, 234 hectares of land, 23 kilometers of roads, and 10 historic sites were cleared. Today, subunits of the engineering troops began demining the residential areas of the city of Palmyra," Sergei Rudskoy said.

    Some 70 drones and other means of reconnaissance are observing the situation in Syrian conflict zones amid the holding ceasefire, he said, adding that peaceful life has returned to some Syrian regions amid truce.

    Joint actions with the United States in Jordan and the operative center for the cessation of hostilities from the International Support Syria Group in Geneva are constructive, Rudskoy said.

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    • Mikhas
      Dead-silence in western corporate and state controlled media but most of the westerners that can think for themselves can easily spot the obvious: Russia is fighting terrorism in Syria while US/NATO/Erdogan is doing what? Why yes, training and sending in more from Turkey along with more and more sophisticated weapons.

      One such weapon that will come back and bite the US´s and Mullah Erdogans goat-f*cking ass, real hard any day now is MANPADS. When that happens, all civilian air-traffic over an ever extended area starting from Turkey and well beyond to the Eurofags will instantly come to a halt
    • avatar
      It is a strategic blunder for NATO to engage in this destructive support of terrorism. There are much less destructive ways of getting most of what NATO wants. But if NATO's primary purpose now is to enslave and exploit the world, I suppose there's not really a constructive method for expressing that objective.
    • Nadia Radzyminski
      A Great Strategic Victory For the Soviet Union.

      Thank You.

      Russia Cannot Tolerate The Terrible Country of Syria Anymore.

      Destroy all Men, Women, Children, and Older Citizens

      of the Disgusting Country of Syria.

      These Awful People and their Terrible Problems

      Are History That Will Be Forgotten.
    • Nadia Radzyminski
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      The Former President of the United States Ronald Reagan

      worked with Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev

      to Protect the Civilized Citizens of Planet Earth.
    • Nadia Radzyminski
      Thank You Russia

      For Protecting the

      United States.

      Thank you...........
    • Nadia Radzyminski
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    • Nadia Radzyminski
      It Is Most Important To Be Loyal to Your Familial Ethnicity.

      I am English, Scottish, Polish, and Russian.

      I do not ever associate with people who are unlike myself.
    • Nadia Radzyminski
      Part of my ethnic background is also Irish - Catholic.

      I am mostly Catholic.

      Certain people believe in virtually nothing but injustice

      or unethical money that never helps one single soul.

      Sometimes women and men from different religious doctrines or towns

      should remain separate for personal reasons.
    • Nadia Radzyminski
      There are millions of men and women in Poland, Italy, France, England, Russia,
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      Catholic Religion.

      Migrants from Middle Eastern countries have no reason to invade Europe
      or the United States or Canada.

      Illegal immigrants should not be tolerated ever.

      And they cannot be forgiven at all.

      To be a legal citizen of any country you must pay taxes and understand
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      Trespassing onto private land is generally not permitted nor respected.

      Respect your Ideology.
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