200 Russians Were Killed by US Airstrikes Escalation In Syria – How Far Can The Russians Be Pushed? 1 day ago   17:58

[UPDATE]: The bridge was destroyed not on January 9, but on February 6, i.e. just 1 day before the attack.

Over 200 Russian military contractors were killed by US airstrikes in Syria on February 7, 2018.

The contractors were members of the so-called Wagner Group private military company (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wagner_Group). Russian law officially bans mercenary service and private military companies, so in really the Wagner Group is just a unit of the Russian Ministry of Defence in disguise. Many of the Wagner contractors gained military experience in eastern Ukraine before departing to Syria.

Khusham is an oil-rich area in Deir el-Zour province in north eastern Syria, which has been the major source of revenue for ISIS in 2014-2017. In September 2017, the area was liberated by U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF).

Although Assad is now controlling about 50% of the territory of Syria together with his allies Russia and Iran, he still needs resources to cover his expenses on war and to keep his regime alive.

By some information, Assad proposed a deal to Putin – to keep 25% of all oil resources that Putin helps Assad to return back under his control. US, which wants to remove the tyrant Assad from power in Syria, obviously opposes that.

Russian attack on SDF started at 10 pm on February 7, 2018. Initially, only one battalion tactical group participated in the attack, which included more than 10 tanks and 30 other armored vehicles.

US forces responded to this attack with devastating strikes using high-precision weapons, probably including HIMARS rocket systems. The latter rocket systems destroyed Russian cover artillery batteries, while drones were used to help to guide fire.

After Russian artillery and Russian-Syrian offensive operational groups were destroyed, subsequent strikes destroyed rearguard units, which basically eliminated the second battalion tactical group.

Simultaneously with artillery strikes, electronic warfare system was operating, which completely suppressed radio communication with the offensive groups.

The air space was most probably controlled by two pairs of F-22 Raptors, which monitored possible appearance of Russian aviation in this region.

In 2 hours, 80% of all Russian and Assad forces were destroyed. Then, elimination of the remaining small groups began.

Using Lockheed AC-130 and two pairs of attack helicopters covered by F-22’s, Americans wiped out the area from the remaining groups of enemy.

The total losses of Russia and Assad constituted up to 90% of all military vehicles and 70-80% of manpower. Americans didn’t have any losses. The total duration of the operation was about 6 hours.

Read more:
1) https://www.cnn.com/2018/02/18/middleeast/us-airstrike-killed-dozens-of-russians-in-syria-intl/index.html
2) http://www.newsweek.com/us-military-kills-russians-syria-airstrikes-against-assad-supporters-reports-803949
3) https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=1&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=0ahUKEwi8_YyesqTZAhWs6IMKHRPSDqIQFggoMAA&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.cnn.com%2F2018%2F02%2F13%2Fmiddleeast%2Frussians-killed-us-airstrikes-syria-intl%2Findex.html&usg=AOvVaw1rFvWGZbB-rN4GtkC8O22b
4) https://www.cnbc.com/2018/02/13/dozens-of-russian-mercenaries-killed-in-us-airstrike-in-syria.html

Link to the article in Washington Post: https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=1&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=0ahUKEwj0s6nt4q3ZAhXi1IMKHTQiAV8QFggsMAA&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.washingtonpost.com%2Fblogs%2Fpost-partisan%2Fwp%2F2018%2F02%2F09%2Fin-syria-russian-bad-faith-turns-fatal%2F&usg=AOvVaw3gnespuqdNluRnWqervVe_

Link to the Wargonzo channel which posted radio communication of Wagner contractors: https://t.me/wargonzo

Russian mercenaries filed a lawsuit to the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague against owners of illegal private armies:

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The Truth
what kind of chemical plant were they attacking?
James Black
You have to respect the fact that the US is the only superpower with real combat and artillery experience they are well trained and have many years of using pin point artillery and airstrikes the US pilots are battle hardened and The US logistics of moving men and equipment is second to none if it really kicked of with Russia or China the US will end it quick the only issue is China or Russia would be so decimated that the option left would be nuclear and thats what squarest shit out of me.Lesson learned here don't fuck with the US and the Western coalition.
James Black
AC130 is fucking awesome..
Ben Singleton
Stop calling them commandos
Street Rider
I mean you think americans can be intimidated like other forces? thats what you get, the americans like like bull terriers.....they let u come and come n come then they wipe you out mercilessly. Good Luck Putin.
Meder kurd
Stright to hell onley becouse of money. LOL
Meder kurd
Viva America
Meder kurd
Russian cunts
dylan bowes
don’t fucking come at us with tanks next time
Richard Humble
God bless America
A preview for Russia of what war with the US would look like 500 Russian soldiers vs. 40 US special operators. Final tally: 0 US dead, 300 Russians dead. Dumb fucks didn't know what hit them.
yee yee
>"haha we here to stop assad haha die 200 russians lolll die hahhaa we americans lol i dont know why im here but i like to kill hahha"
>americans feel happy about themselves and probably pat themselves on the back every day when they wake up
>russians do the same to US troops
>america pissed for no fucking reason
>both sides start to pound eachother
>one side is getting their ass kicked
>"uh oh better release the nuclear missiles"
>the whole world dies and everyone enjoys some nice radiation sickness

Imagine the whole human race going extinct over this.

"but but they shooting at us.. not fair we only defending ourselves"
Great work, how about defend the whole fucking world and get the fuck out of Syria.

"but the russians are too weak hahha we killed 200 of them in seconds lol cowards.. we can kill millions of these fuckers"
Same shit the Germans said in WW2 and still got their asses FUCKED.
Anne lid
The US has nothing to do there. Mere pawns to Israel. Get out and let the kurds discuss their situation with Assad. It's not like the US gives a hoot about the fate of the kurds, they only support them so that Syria should become fractured.
Dick Chains
Putin will destroy American Pussy Military. Long love Mother RUSSIA...
Dick Chains
Kill all Russians. Even small children and innocent women. Good job guys. Missions complete. MMHMM
James S
da svee-DA-nee-ya comrades!
Tram Law
what was the Kremlin thinking
Dion Ross
And the USA will pay fuck the USA
Marcus Tulare
Hey Ukraine! Guess what? Al assad has WON the war in Syria! https://ufl.ae/videow/vMClfx5xsgY&j=3i
Enjoy the France24 news video. You’ll be pleased. };J
Mike Jones
Putin must have thought he was attacking Crimea again. He was wrong.
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