Russian troops in Syria are fighting with Russian citizens who joined ISIS. There are about 1,800 of them, Russain Interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev said, Joinfo.ua reports.
“We know about 1800 Russian citizens, who are fighting on the side of the ISIS. Those who return from war zone reside mainly in the North Caucasus “- the official said.
In June, Andrei Novikov the head of the CIS Anti-Terrorist Center said that up to five thousand Russian citizens are fighting on the side of Islamic terrorists.
It became confirmed recently that Russian troops are fighting in Syria to support the regime of Bashar Assad.
Recently published evidence prove that the Russian troops are fighting in Syria. The first – a recording of conversations with the manager of the Russian pilot, carrying a “cargo 200”. And the second – Video firings Russian Armed Forces in Syria.
Recently it became known that Russia, in addition to the “humanitarian aid” delivers weapons to Syria to support the regime of Bashar al-Assad. Thus, the Russian supplies ZRPK «Pantsir-S1.”
According to the Western press, the number of aircraft with a cargo for Syrian President Bashar Assad forses began to increase.
The news agency France Presse, in turn, informs that two of Russian An-124 and a passenger airplane landed in Latakia airport in recent days.