More Russian troops and vehicles entered the area of the Afrin Canton controlled by Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) fighters, according to photos and videos released by pro-Kurdish sources.
Russian troops enter Afrin canton: reports of an agreement between YPG and Russian troops to build a military base near the Turkish borders. pic.twitter.com/CPklg5ctl5
— Abdulla Hawez (@abdullahawez) May 1, 2017
Pro-Kurdish media activists speculate that the Russian military is going to set up a military base or even a “joint military base” in the YPG-held area near the border with Turkey.