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Thursday, December 8, 2016

Media: Russia creates in Palmyra new database


The Arabic newspaper Al Masdar News reported that the Russian military turned part liberated from ISIS Palmyra in its own database. Although earlier the defense Ministry reported that a new military base in Syria is not planned to build.


photo: Alexander Stepanov

Al Masdar News reported that on the territory of Palmyra, which was liberated from militants (banned in Russia) ISIS, the Russian military deploy a military base.

According to the newspaper, quoted Lenta.ru journalist Agence France Presse has published a video that shows the fenced territory of the base where you placed the self-propelled anti-aircraft missile and gun complexes “Carapace-C1”.

The sources of journalists believe that in this way Russia is preparing to expand the zone of combat operations to the city so called the capital of the militants of the “Islamic state” the city of raqqa and the city of Deir ez-Zor.

While on this basis aircraft VKS RF, no, but supposedly soon will appear.

Earlier official representative of the defense Ministry major General Igor Konashenkov refuted information of media about the construction of a second Russian base in Syria, as this, according to him, economically disadvantageous. And all located at the base Hamim Russian planes, said the Konashenkov, capable of reaching any point in Syria.

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