Russia’s military fired cruise missiles from its submarine in the Mediterranean Sea at militant positions in northwestern Syria Friday.
The Kalibr missiles fired from the Veliky Novgorod submarine destroyed command centers and a training base of the militants in Syria’s Idlib province, which is dominated by the al-Qaida-linked Levant Liberation Committee, Interfax reports.
Earlier this week, the militants attacked members of the Russian military police in Hama province killing three Russians. The al-Qaida-linked militants surrounded 29 Russian military officers deployed outside of Idlib and kept attacking them for several hours.
According to the Russian defense ministry, the Russian troops repelled the attack with the help of local tribes.
Russia deploys the modernized version of the baseline Fulcrum jet, MiG-29 SMT to the Syrian air base for the first time during its seven yearlong conflicts. According to a statement released by the Russian Ministry of Defense Wednesday, the Russian Aerospace Forces will begin using the MIG-29SMT in Syria to conduct missions against terrorist groups inside the country
A Russian Armed Forces demining unit has been dispatched along with Uran-6 mine-clearing robotic systems to Syria, the Russian Defense Ministry reported Monday. "More than 40 specialists of the advanced detachment of the International Mine Action Center of the Russian Armed Forces, 7 special equipment units and a group of dog handlers with mine detection dogs have been redeployed to Syrias Hmeymim airfield by military-transport planes,"
Russia has destroyed a militant command center, a communication hub, and killed four important field commanders of IS terrorists in airstrikes near the Syrian city of Deir ez-Zor, including IS "minister of war" Gulmurod Khalimov. Around 40 militants of the Islamic State terror group were killed, Tass reported Friday
A Russian frigate in the Mediterranean fired Kalibr cruise missiles at Islamic state militants in Syria who largely hailed form Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States. The Russian Black Sea Fleets frigate The Admiral Essen has launched the missiles against targets of the terrorist organization near Deir ez-Zor in Syria,
Russia has reached an agreement with Damascus to expand the formers naval base in Syrias Tartus. According to the agreement, Russia will use the joint facilities free of charge
Russian Forces in Syria have bombed a meeting of the Jabhat al-Nusra terror group, severely wounded its leader and killing some 65 terrorists including 12 commanders, Russian Defense Ministry Spokesman Major-General Igor Konashenkov said on Wednesday. "On October 3, the Russian military intelligence found out the time and venue of the Jabhat al-Nusra leaders meeting led by the groups leader, Abu Muhammad al-Julani
A 'surgical strike' by Russian military forces in Syria eliminated five commanders of terrorists who attacked a Russian military police patrol September 18. Some 32 terrorists were also eliminated in the attack which was masterminded by the Jabhat al-Nusra, terror group,
Russias highest-ranking military officer has been killed while battling Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) militants near the eastern Syria over the weekend. Russia's Defense Ministry said Sunday that Lt
The Russian Army has erected a MARM small motorway panel bridge across the Euphrates River few kilometres away from Deir ez-Zor in northeastern Syria amidst shelling by Islamic State (IS) terrorists. The panel bridge was erected in less than two days under continuous shelling, Head of the Russian Defense Ministrys Road Service Vladimir Burovtsev was quoted as saying by
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