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U.S. Is Looting Oil Fields In Northeastern Syria: Russian MoD

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U.S. Is Looting Oil Fields In Northeastern Syria: Russian MoD

US forces, accompanied by Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) fighters, drive their armoured vehicles near the northern Syrian village of Darbasiyah, on the border with Turkey on April 28, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / DELIL SOULEIMAN

U.S. forces are looting oil fields and farmlands in the northeastern region of Syria, head of the Russian General Staff’s Main Operational Department Col. Gen. Sergei Rudskoi said at a Defense Ministry briefing on July 29.

The Russian commander added that the number of U.S. private military contractors deployed in northeastern Syria’s oil fields has surpassed 3,500.

“Syrian oil is extracted and sold from the fields of Conico, al-Omar and al-Tanak located on the eastern bank of the Euphrates River. There is a criminal scheme to transport Syrian oil across the border,” Col. Gen. Rudskoi said.

Northeastern Syria is currently controlled by the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), the U.S. main proxy in the war-tron country. The group’s Kurdish-dominated self-administration has full control of all natural resources in the region.

U.S. Is Looting Oil Fields In Northeastern Syria: Russian MoD

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Last month, Russian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson, Maria Zakharova, revealed that the U.S. has been increasing the number of private military contractors deployed in northeastern Syria.

Several reports had accused the self-administration in northeastern Syria of engaging in illegal oil trade. However, it remains unclear if U.S. private military companies are taking a part in these activists in a way or another.

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klove and light

whats the News in this article????

americans steal??? thats ancient history starting with Operation paperclip , caribean, south america, all the way to iraq and now syria..

ps. i might add the slave Industry in the Cotton industry

Floyd Hazzard

Exactly, and the same oil fields the Russians refused to even attempt to defend because they were trying to curry favour with the Kurds. The first foreign mission the Kurds opened was in Moscow.


It does look like a deal was struck between US, Turkey and Russia where portions of Syria will be annexed to Turkey and US move there bases from Iraq and maybe Turkey to Syria.


It is the “Deal”


no way russia is party to any such deal – in fact there is no such deal. turkey is working away supporting the kurds and thus the squatters. once turkey, who is no friend of either the squatters or the kurds will deal with the kurds and will force the dysfunctional states of A to either chose the kurds and lose turkey as the eastern gate keeper and the key of the bosporous and as a nato member or drop the kurds to fend for themselves. meanwhile they are trying to cause as much damage as they can but basically the dysfunctional states of A are in a tenuous position which they can’t hold on to for long. Russia and Putin knows this and can sit back and deal with Idlib together with the SAA in the knowledge that the situation will find its own solution. turkey and Russia are on the same page and turkey can deal with the kurds at their leisure.

Brother Ma

Turkey loves Kurds and Kurds love Turkey. Kurds in Turkey overwhelmingly vote for Erdogan and love being Turks. Kurds in Iraq are now friends of the Turks and it is only the Kurds of Syria that Turkey hates. Russia did get fooled by Turkey or betrayed Syria over NE Syria. Russia did not fight hard enough to capture the oil fields. It was dragging its feet the whole way!


” Russia did not fight hard enough to capture the oil fields. It was dragging its feet the whole way”


Jens Holm

More like its the only semi-stanility, we see now.

Concrete Mike

Thats partially false.

I remember in 2017 when the battle for deir.ez.zor.city was raging. SAA was attempting many river crossings, only to have the fuckhead kurds flood the river using the tabqa damn.

With this treachery, the kurds have shown themselves to be non agreement capable, just like their al nusrah counterparts.

Im willing to debate that the SAA/Russia never got close to the oild fields as their beach heads were constantly flooded by the fuck head kurds.

Because of this vulnerability, and also lack of proper air cover, it was not possible to liberate the oil fields at the time.

I think this was the right decision at the time, as al nusrah was still firmly entrenched in the damascus suburbs at the time. That cancer needed to be dealt with, the oil is not as important as damascus and its civilians.

I dont think its that a deal was “struck”, more that saa recognized that its not time to be too spread out fighting across the river, on a thin bridgehead mind you, leaving damascus exposed was a bad idea.

Its a tough pill to swallow, but i think it was the correct decision at the time!

Jens Holm

Turks and ISIS has regulated Eufrat very much too.

Theïr beach heads wasnt constantly flooded as You say at all. Every normal military should know Assads shouldhave taken all the way to Abu Kamal in stead for cvommon fight for defeating ISIS.

Assads also mainly met ISIS at the crossings, because Assads didnt let SDFs fight them dowm.

Later on the Assad flee market certainly was decorated by good reasons. It was later. And what do You see today at the “Assad side” of the river. ISIS is still there.

To many stuoid remarks from You or somebody has stolen Your memory incl. calander.

You also ignore SDFs actually at once let russians in for repair for distribution. But that is out of reach from You too. You just lie as You wish.

Hasbara Hunter

Just piss off Khazarian Yagoda-Parasite

Concrete Mike

SDF are traitors jens. No ifs and or buts about it.

Turks=ISIS=SDF, there all opponents to the regular syrian government, all colluding together. Thats what you just said!

Stick to economics, thats what you know.

Jens Holm

Well, the oil as well as the gas is not Baathist private gangster propersty but thcost benefirt nelongs to all and not some supercorrupy dicatotorr feudals.

According yo normal definitions, there is no regular Sytian Goverment and hasnt beeen for many years. Most of the world knows that in writing and can be shown from many well estimated organisations incl. UN.

Concrete Mike

Look at John Wallaces comment, he dispelled the web of lies you just spun.

Jens Holm

It was not like as wallace describe. SDF were asked to help help and even blamed to be slow.

Thier plan was to split ISIS at the industrial side of DEZ. They were met by hard artillery from Assads and therefore took the banks above the Eufrat valley having the Tanef and Omar oilfields in it. It was not for taking the oil. Didthey bring Baathtubs for it too.

By that Assads let ISIS reagain at that side of the river as well as making much moreand better defence for DEZ with Islands.

Furthermore Yours belowed met an improvised hard ISIS defence and NOT SDF. They were upstairs gainig control by the forces not used for DEZ as well as negosiating with the semi-ISIS up there.

Idiots of Yours also crossed wíth spread out exhausted to few troops. That finally was harfd cleared out by Russian heavy bombarments. Thats why taking DEZ took Your troops that log among other big mistakes, where several general was killed too.

And You didnt control T2 at all. You didnt control ther supply line from Sukna and You let all ISIS from Abu Kamal intact, so they even could send in very good replacements.


You also ignore that SDFs at once let in Russian tecniciens for intermistic repair the pipeline center for oil as well as gas there.

I really see it for me some Assad General (Or Assad) crossing Eufrat like Ceasar crossing Rubicon and take all ISIS terrain back with his left hand in his pocket or somewhere else.

SDFs meant nothing…

John Wallace

holms to put it bluntly you are talking shit. I watched that on a daily basis and when the Northern flank of the SAA suddenly turned and headed for Deir ez Zoir when it was expected the column coming east from Palmyra was going to try and relieve Deir ez Zoir the SDF suddenly raced down the eastern side of the Euphrates and blocked all attempts by the SAA to cross the river. They were building pontoon bridges but the SDF blocked them off . So believe what ever horseshit you like but don’t tell me what I saw.

Jens Holm

Its a very biased Damskus version of the worst kind. I follwed all links about it and even made maps and disqussed it with people like me about it.

I even made jokes about it, like my grandmother having some RPGs in her basked could have advanced faster from Palmyra to DEZ as well as commics where Assads and ISIS were taking free svimming lessings for Eufrat.

I also invested a yellow submarine, where SDFs could smuggle out oil to united states and SDF also let ISIS prisoners dig a oil pipe tunnel selling oil to them for weapons.

I also recommanded several of the writers as generals for Assads and ISIS, when they commented as Wallace.

You just insist in Assad Baathist Nationalistic histort lies filled with unquafied non supported lies of the worst kind.

And You mention Your big losses for You plans as done by the SDFs, even normal amateurs can see lousy warfare of the worst kind for Assads loosing many 100s of soldiers for nothing as well as using loosing expensive equipemnt and supply for hardly nothing.

Bill Wilson

The SAA does have full control of the O & G fields southwest of Deir az Zor.

John Wallace

Sorry my mistake , I meant south east not west. It is on the SDF side . I think it is called the Omar field if I remember correctly. If not it is the biggest and richest oil field south EAST of Deir ez Zoir on the SDF side.

Jens Holm

So many here only comment from, what they have learned to expect.

John Wallace

When the SAA started heading to relieve Deir ez Zoir the Kurds/SDF immediately changed direction and took control of a narrow strip along the Euphrates river from south of Raqqah way past Deir ez Zoir which was an obvious attempt to block the SAA from getting control of the oil fields on the other side. The richest fields are south west of Deir ez Zoir . There was no military reason to do this other than too block the SAA. Each day a new map came out showing advances by the SAA and the SDF it was blatantly obvious their intent.

Concrete Mike

Agree 100%.

SDF collusion with ISIS against the syrian people is obvious.

But we have SDF fan boys about, they will surely remind us how its all Assads fault ect ect.

So its àssads fault SDF are treasonous scum thay work with foreigners to the detriment of the syrians people.

SDF you treasonous scum, reconcile now before we have to kill you all!

Jens Holm

Thats highly biased. And stop kurd me here and there – SDFs has a majority of non kurds.


Actually arabs are a very large minority in NES. Not a majority. Within SDF the numbers are even stronger faboring kurds as they have many females within the YPJ, much more than the, rising, numbers of arab female volonteers.

Brother Ma

Rubbish propaganda.Arabs are in the majority in most areas and women were only a marketing ploy. Yes ,some did fight and fight well but YPG is still mostly men.

Zionism = EVIL

Complete moron.

neil barron

Ultacrepidarian !

Hasbara Hunter

Funny how all you Fuckin’ Parasites appear while I started my Hasbarat-Marketing Campaign…You Filthy Vermin were all Hidin’ under the same Hell Aviv Rock all the time Right? I was Bloody right that you Pathetic Desperate Fuckers were still in here….BWAHAHAHAHA

Zionism = EVIL

The Anglo Americunts are historical criminals, looters, rapists, slave traders, genocidal maniacs and mass murderers, their only interest is theft of any resources, OIL is the main target for the past 200 years.


America should avoid staying and looting Syrian land and oil. America should also avoid interfering in sovereign states because it encourage terrorists in the region which create insecurity and instability in the entire region.

Jens Holm

USA and We are not doing that at all. It cost billions a year to be there. Its stupid, we are too.

Syria is no State. Its a landscape south of Aleppo and Raqqa provinces incl Palmyra.

Toronto Tonto

Hey is putin trying to kill Navanly .


Navanly is doing a pretty good job on himself…………………

Toronto Tonto

Like Nemtsovs suicide right .


No..like Dr David Kelly..

Concrete Mike

Go drink novichok tea for us please.

Toronto Tonto

Looks like Navanly got my tea buddy .

Concrete Mike

Its ok porton down in UK has plenty, they will gladly share , they shared it with dawn strugess, poor thing.

Brother Ma

Yep. Funny how they got rid of the druggie. They rightly thought noone will try hard to find out the truth with her.

Concrete Mike

Yup well it goes to show how our western world treats poor people, like garbage!!

Harry Smith

Navalniy has hives, also known as urticaria. He is already returned to the custody from the hospital. You can send him some hypoallergenic food, if you so much care about him. PS, Tonto, how is Navalniy related to the USA looters? Are you trying to say that Navalniy is a looter too?

Toronto Tonto

No dumbazz Putin is the looter , He has been looting Russians for decades now , where have you been , Oh wait your Russian you cant say shit .

Harry Smith

Tonto, you’re irrational. If you hate Russians and Russia you should be glad that Putin is looting them.


Nothing new, this has happened for quite some time.

Hasbara Hunter



Jens Holm

Haha and Russia is weapon for no oil :)

Hasbara Hunter

Dansk Gris

Toronto Tonto

Russia has us all beat when it comes to stealing and lying and killing and changing borders by gun , shooting civilian aircraft out of the sky .

Hasbara Hunter

Fuck off you Filthy Khazarian piece of Pig-Shit….you Fucking ZioNazis will Squeal like pigs soon…and no one will give a shit about you Supremacist Motherfuckers…that is a promise… https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/c9233b0eadd694468a7bc95efc4f8c7b95b1faf26ed06779403100f5a071dc12.jpg

Hatred will only Grow…the more of You Filthy Hasbarats the Better….do your ZioNazi-Peoples & me a favor and continue what you are doing…


Just remember the fake of falsehood that you are. In Hell Aviv is full of banners with Putin and Naziyahu.


Where did the Bullion go?

And that the Pentagone isn’t able to account for 21 Trillion.

Jens Holm

Another joke from the morons. The real problem seemes to be Assads already has sold it to the Russians.

Obvius SDFs has no expertice to take anything up themselves. Someone has. Obvius, they only can make the most dirty low octane fuel of it. Someone has to.

It also seemes forgotten that SDFs do represent several procent of the population, which should give, they have rightt to rake take that part themselves.

Hasbara Hunter


Hasbara Checklist:

Toronto Tonto, Critical Thinker 911, Jens Holm, Occupying Pig Meat, Jacob “the Nose” Wohl, Simon Bernstein

Some Extra…:

Roger Smellyman, Frank Behrenstein, Baron Von GoatBanger, Joe Dirt, Smaug, Mountains, Lord of the Wankers, DutchNational, Just Watching, Hamster, retiredSOFguy, Terry Penis, Vidura, Neil Barron, Total Pinocchio, Derapage, Fatime Oomayadin, Free man, King Tudor777, Velociraptor, Ajdin Aksoy, Superfly, Serious, أبو ياسر, NOD

Beware! These Folks get paid in $hekels to manipulate & speak with Crooked Tongue…



The Gulag Archipelago https://www.google.nl/amp/s/amp.theguardian.com/world/2003/jan/25/russia.books



Copy this and use it every time you run into one of those PARASITIC HASBARAT-TROLLS:

Taken from UNZ Review, article, “Use of TERMITE by Louis Farrakahn was exactly right” – “Arthur Koestler, (a person of the Jewish Faith –My, Freespirit emphasis ) is quoting from Maurice Maeterlinck’s Life of the Termites in order to establish in his readers’ minds a salient political point. Not only does Koestler find the termite to be the most accurate metaphor for society’s decay, but his other book, The Thirteenth Tribe, debunks the claim by the white Caucasian Ashkenazi Jews that they are Jews at all! His careful, scholarly, and historically accurate 1976 study found that the white people we think of as Jews—the Netanyahus, the Jonathan Greenblatts, the Alan Dershowitzes and the rest of them—are imposters with no genetic connection to the holy land or holy people of the Bible; they are not even Semites! Koestler
 proves that their Caucasian tribal ancestors converted to Judaism sometime in the 8th century. So the charge of “anti-Semitism” constantly leveled at Blacks and their leaders has no actual meaning at all.” https://www.unz.com/article…

Toronto Tonto

Hey liplock do I get a gold star ?????? Thanks for the words of encouragement .

Hasbara Hunter

A knife in your throat is what you can get….


ohh jihady fuckboi yiu are still here?

Xoli Xoli

Attack all British oil ships and closed Hormuz strait sabotage all USA,France bases 8n Syria.

Xoli Xoli

Russia pretends as of their dont know that Syrian oil is stolen.


Karma is coming for the exceptional criminals.


This is what the payaso and slave Guaidò would like the US do in Venezuela.


The US military strategy in est Euphrates was to arm Isis against SAA and repeatedly bombing by mistake the Syrians until the Kurds hadn’t taken all the oil Wales to Isis. And than bombing the Russian contractors when they tried to take its. Not only, US destroyed the Arab city of Rakka for ethnic cleansing to leave the Kurd free on the land. Pure nazism, zionist school, shame of humanity.

Brother Ma

So bomb Rakkah to kill off all Arabs and pro- arab Isis leaving only Kurds?


Raqqah was Arab, far south of Kurdish territory. Destroying Raqqah destroyed the ancient city dedicated to the Goddess Istar. Five thousand years of history smashed to rubble.

Brother Ma

Don’t get me started on the destruction and looting of artefacts in Iraq and Syria by headchoppers and Americanonatoists alike!


WooooooooooW what a surprise.. NOT!!


Putins and Natanyahu’s relationship does nothing for the Syrians.

Putin is far too friendly with Nathanyahu while the US gets to syphon Syria’s oil, more evidence that the entire wasteful exercize never had anything to do with th state reasons for invading a nation.

Something else that’s troubling – Putin Just Did a 180 on the Skripal Affair and Raised Countless Questions Global research article reposted on Geopolitics

Or Mainstream Media Hide Skripal’s Connections to Russiagate-Trump Case [Washington blog]

Then there’s – The Kremlin’s “Balancing Act”: Russia’s Ties with both Israel and Iran [Global Research]

We’re all being played.


3 Links in there not visible, they’re marked by underline and source.


Long, long ago, when SDF and various moderate jihadis (some flown in from the al-Tanf area) started to mobilize south from Hasakah, a lot of us here on SouthFront were dismayed “There goes the East”. The Kremlin and its supporters were completely unbothered; “Time is on Russia’s side” after all. But what did you think the Dark Throne was going to use the East for? Win hearts and minds with clean drinking water? Practice with the Raqqah Symphony Orchestra?

Willing Conscience (The Truths

“Several reports had accused the self-administration in northeastern Syria of engaging in illegal oil trade. However, it remains unclear if U.S. private military companies are taking a part in these activists in a way or another”. According to the OFFICIAL and democratically elected Syrian government, all oil trade from the US controlled region is totally illegal and should stop, and any and all unauthorized parties operating there in any capacity are also operating there illegally, but “might makes right” and the US is mighty, so they make their own laws concerning Syria, at least they do until someone stops them, or alternatively makes it totally unbearable for them to stay there, smirk.

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