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ISIS Claimed Responsibility For Recent Attack On Russian Troops In Syria’s Deir Ezzor

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ISIS Claimed Responsibility For Recent Attack On Russian Troops In Syria’s Deir Ezzor

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On August 20, ISIS claimed responsibility for the recent attack on Russian troops in the eastern Syrian governorate of Deir Ezzor.

The attack, which took place on August 18, killed Maj. Gen. Vyacheslav Gladkih and injured two other Russian service members.

In a statement released by its news agency, Amaq, ISIS claimed that a number of improvised explosive devices (IEDs), which had been planted by its terrorists east of the town of al-Sukhnah in eastern Homs, had struck a Russian patrol that was combing the region.

The Russian military said previously that the attack had taken place near the al-Taim oil field, which is indeed located to the east of al-Sukhnah, in the western Deir Ezzor countryside.

ISIS claimed that other IEDs planted in the same area had struck a vehicle carrying Mohamad al-Daher, the commander of the Syrian National Defense Forces in Deir Ezzor. Al-Daher was killed along with a number of his bodyguards.

Hundreds of ISIS terrorists are hiding in the Homs desert, which lays between western Deir Ezzor and eastern Homs.

The August 18 attack on Russian troops is a testimony to ISIS’ growing presence in central Syria. The Syrian military and its allies are yet to take decisive actions against the group. This could soon lead to dangerous consequences.


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Lone Ranger

Time to roast some CIAisis again…

Zionism = EVIL

Indeed, there is no ISIS, but it is alCIAda conducting these attacks and in some cases the CIA cunts directly. It is time for payback.


This has been going on, in mostly open desert, for how many years already? First it was said that Homs couldn’t be cleared because the SAA (at least the part that can actually fight) was needed for the big push in Idlib–which never materialized. Is someone bribing SAA to look the other way? Is Russia allowing some low-level mayhem as a means of pressuring Assad? That then didn’t work out so well for them this time.

Or is the key factor that these goons can find shelter and other support near al-Tanf? You know, the US base that was declared “irrelevant” when the SAA moved around it in their eastward push? Then you once again underestimated the Americans and their determination to get you killed.

Zionism = EVIL

Putin’s mollycoddling of Turkey, Americunt “partners” and these terrorists has only emboldened them. As a young intel officer, I saw a similar pattern in Afghanistan and we all saw the disastrous outcome for the USSR.

Frank G

i can’t believe they are not being moved around in IED resistant vehicles, plus to kill a rus general, i suspect Rats in the mix. Russia being naive and careless in this area….they need to drop a few FOAB’s on that area.

Christopher Petrov

i know, such a horrible tragedy that unfortauntely could have been prevented if they rode in MRAP typhoon truck or a gaz Tigr. instead in a regular truck? Very brave and courageous to drive around in an active battle area crawling with isis cells. RIP to this brave gentleman.

meanwhile fatfuck americunt generals are hiding in their headquarters 1000s of kms away from any frontline, eating dozens of donuts and playing Call of duty

Zionism = EVIL

What is find baffling based on a lifetime in intel and operational planning is how in the heck in this era of ELINT, drones and satellites, these alCIAda cunts can roam around in armed Toyota hilux pickups brazenly in braod daylight without instantly inviting a air attack. Turkey, which on paper has an inferior military to Russia, but far bigger balls, has totally dominated Libya with just drones. Not a single Turkish airstrike using F-16 has taken place in Libya, which is 1400 kms from Turkish soil. Idlib and Homs are barely a fraction of the land mass of Libya and barely 5 minutes scramble time from Russian coastal bases in Tartus and Latakia, but for some reason these terrorist cunts are not hit? Go figure!


Russias conventional military is not that powerful probably.It has the best artillery but it lacks in air power.


In full agreement, but thought that the drone surveillance would have been a natural for Iran. Using cheap knock offs of various US drones they’ve captured, they could have observed without revealing their upgraded versions, yet still gain important field experience.

Al Tanif must be very “well” funded.indeed.

Christopher Petrov

Russia has over 100 military satellites that can scan in real time Deir ezzor and specific syrian areas multiple times per day. Plus they have IL-20 they can fly over to intercept radio communications. But instead these cunt jihadi isis sleeper cells get to roam around. It’s ridiculous

Zionism = EVIL

UNSC members reject US step as angry Pompeo stomps out

A Russian deputy ambassador to the UN, Dmitry Polyansky, condemned the US move on Twitter.

“Looks like there are 2 planets. A fictional dog-eat-dog one where US pretends it can do whatever it wants without ‘cajoling’ anyone, breach and leave deals but still benefit from them, and another one where the rest of the world lives and where intl law and diplomacy reign”, he wrote.

Separately, three European nations also rejected the move and stressed their continuing support for the nuclear accord, also known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

cechas vodobenikov

they also claim 70 virgins…more chush

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