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Russian fighter jet crashes in Syria, pilots dead

A Sukhoi-30SM jet of Russia’s Aerospace Force has crashed in Syriam killing both pilots, the Russian Defense Ministry said. "At 09:45 on May 3, a Russian Sukhoi-30SM fighter crashed in the Mediterranean during the climb …

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Militants attack Khmeimim air base

Militants tried to attack Russia's Khmeimim air base in Syria using at least one UAV. It is reported that an explosive device was attached to the drone. Air defense systems of the base managed to intercept the drone before it could …

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Russia's An-26 plane crashes in Syria

Russian transport plane Antonov-26 has crashed in Syria, the Russian Defense Ministry said. The plane crashed near Syrian Hmeymim base at 3:00 pm when landing. All people on board of the aircraft, including 26 passengers and six …

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Russia forming permanent force grouping in Syria

Russia has started forming a permanent grouping of forces at the Tartus naval facility and the Hmeymim airbase in Syria, Russia's Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu said today at a conference call. "Last week, the …

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 Russia's war in Syria is over

Russian President Vladimir Putin has asked the Defense Ministry to start the pullout of the Russian military group from Syria. "I order the Defense Ministry and the chief of the General Staff to begin the pullout …

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Russian air bases to remain in Syria

The Russian military bases in Khmeimim and Tartus will remain in Syria after the end of the counter-terrorist operation,  the chairman of the Federation Council Committee on Defense and Security, Viktor Bondarev, said, noting that their …

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Russian bombers use Iranian air base for strikes in Syria

Russia’s long-range bombers Tu-22M3 and frontline bombers Su-34 have destroyed five large armament depots, three command posts and militants’ training camps in Syria used by terrorists for operations in Aleppo, the Russian Defense …

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Russia withdraws its troops from Syria

The Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, in accordance with the order of the Supreme Commander Vladimir Putin, ordered to begin withdrawal of the main part of the Russian Air Forces involved in the elimination …

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