BEIRUT, LEBANON (2:00 P.M.) – The Russian ground forces are not involved in the ongoing Syrian Arab Army (SAA) operations in northwestern Syria, the RIA news agency reported on Thursday.

According to the RIA report, the Russian Ministry of Defense denied claims by the militant commanders in Idlib that their special forces and ground troops were participating in the ongoing Syrian Army operations.

“Russia has had no and has no ground forces in Syria,” the defense ministry was cited as saying.

While the Russian Air Force is active over northwestern Syria, their ground troops are only involved in advisory roles with the Syrian Arab Army.

Furthermore, Russian troops are deployed in northwestern Syria, but most are positioned near the demilitarized zone, per the September 17th Sochi agreement with Turkey.

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Long Live Syria
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Officially you vehemently deny & unofficially send many of your special Spetnaz Commandos and long range snipers after all they have trained for years such warfare and they too need real action to fine tune their skills in the real battle field as warriors rather simulation tests. Why should the militants be bothered who is fighting them after all they are being sent by Turki to fight SAA & RUAF and have to get their 72 virgins by shouting OLA UBER and go to heaven and the main qualification criteria is to die. What does it matter if they are… Read more »

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On 28th May 2019 ALMASDAR News posted this. Probably these Jihadis saw this news & Russian Video posted and got really jittery.
Russian Special Forces appear in rare footage near Idlib’s front-lines

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Brutish & French too have sent their special forces & commandos into Syria uninvited I am sure not to enjoy their holidays making Omelets but to fight Daesh and Daesh never complained.

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+++ “French too have sent their special forces & commandos into Syria uninvited I am sure not to enjoy their holidays making Omelets but to fight Daesh and Daesh never complained” => No surprise : dead men tell no tales… I personally know two who are retired from Commando Hubert (equiv. to SBS and Navy-seals) since I was a kid, I guarantee you they make remarkable omelets in French SOFs. You can’t imagine the French without great food, can you? Well, you may enjoy their holidays if you like camping and hiking, usually, they’re far to be as nag as… Read more »

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DBS, this is exactly the problem. People in US UK & France Germany & other EU countries exactly know how Syrians are suffering from ISIS and other Islamic Jihadis who are AQ, Al Nusra and so many other factions and understand. These very countries and many more too have seriously suffered from the Jihadis too who can forget what the Islamic Jihadis did in France to Chalie Hebdo but the governments in these countries rather than supporting Syrian Government are h**l bent upon adding more fuel to the fire by arming the Jihadis by calling some of them moderate and… Read more »

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@Long Live Syria, that Germany and other EU countries except the UK have armed Jihadi – is IMHO a myth. But you are right – they do nothing to support the Syrian fight against the head choppers.

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Long Live Syria : Putin hopes to sell the Su-57E (not the Su-57 : the “E” is for “Export”. My 2 cents systems would be degraded in order to be just a little better than old Turkish F-16 but not enough to deal with a Russian Flanker: Putin is not crazy : the goal is to put Turkey at odds with Yanks+EU while syphoning money, not making Turkey able to fight either against Russia or NATO… And my 2c Su-57E will be enough expensive to pay for a complete Su-57 for Russia 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣 My 2c Turkey will not receive anything… Read more »

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@sux ami, no need to do anything. Turkey is at odds with EU and US already.

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Gustavo Lopez Velazquez

Not trying to upset Erdogan.

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Every one with working brain knows that Russia not there to support Criminal Dictator but to test / demonstrate and sale advanced weapons. Specially to turkey and Gulf States.

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Every one with Brains of course knows this when Brainless Shitlamic Jihadis a re ready to die just shouting OLA UBER 100 times a day then Russians are being really very kind and very helpful in making their wish come true and fastening the process of their dying. Cant blame the Russians isn’t it. Just Imagine the economically sinking Stupid Turks just paid a whopping 4.6 BN $s to Russia to acquire the S 400 systems and on whom are the Turks planning to demonstrate and use it on? F 22 Raptors of US or the F 16s of the… Read more »