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The Kremlin has responded to the information about the defeat of the Russians in Syria

Dmitry Peskov (photo kremlin.ru)

Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov said that the Kremlin has information only about the Russian troops in Syria and knows nothing about other Russians who may be in the country, reports Meduza.

Thus Peskov commented on media reports that in the air strikes of the international coalition headed by the USA with the armed supporters of Bashar al-Assad killed Russian citizens.

“Let’s be aware that in many countries there is a considerable number of our compatriots”, – said Peskov.

Press Secretary of the President proposed to seek further review to the Ministry of defense of Russia and noticed that media reports need to be checked.

On 8 February it became known that more than 100 fighters allied to the Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad’s units is killed as a result of joint contrepartie force of the international coalition and opposition forces, which occurred on the night of 8 February, in the suburbs of Deir-ez-Zor.

According to the source the Associated Press, Assad’s forces probably was going to seize oil-rich territory in Kusama. According to unofficial data, this armed formation composed of mercenaries accountable to the Kremlin private military company Dmitry “Wagner” Utkina and military from Iran. This is also said the former commander of Donbas fighters Igor Girkin (Strelkov), citing its sources. According to him, in addition to mercenaries from PMC “Wagner”, could also be killed and military units from the special operations Service of the defense Ministry.

See also: Mattis about the defeat of the Russians in Syria: It was self-defense

The RAID killed at least a few Russians – this was confirmed by their relatives and friends. It is assumed that the dead went to fight in Syria as mercenaries PMC “Wagner”.

The Russian defense Ministry denies that the death toll in the air strikes is the Russians.

Topic of the day: Why the SBU continues to follow in the footsteps of Wagner

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