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Russian Pantsir-S Goes Hunting In Syrian Skies

…from SouthFront While the S-400 has captured the headlines, in part because the maps showing the system’s impressive engagement radius make good copy, in actuality the S-400 is the tip of the iceberg that is the integrated, multi-layer, air defense network that Russia has emplaced in Syria, mainly to protect its bases in Tartus and […]

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Russian frigate fires Kalibr cruise missiles at ISIS targets in Deir ez-Zor – video

Russia Today: A Russian warship in the Mediterranean Sea has fired a salvo of Kalibr cruise missiles at a group of jihadists stationed near the city of Deir ez-Zor in western Syria, the Russian military reported. The targeted militants were mainly from Russia and countries of the CIS. The frigate ‘Admiral Essen’ of the Russian […]

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Baghdad seeking ‘substantial’ Russian military & political presence in Iraq – vice-president

Russian military and political presence in Iraq would bring balance to the whole Middle Eastern and North African region, Nouri al-Maliki, the Iraqi vice-president, said during his visit to Moscow. “It’s well known that Russia has historically strong relations with Iraq, therefore we would like Russia to have a substantial presence in our country, both […]

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