Disinfo: There are no ground forces in Syria and Russian soldiers…


There are no ground forces in Syria and Russian soldiers are not carrying out a ground operation.


According to a Russian army map, there is at least an artillery unit in central Syria: reut.rs/1Yi96Fx,


  • Reported in: Issue 4
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 18/11/2015
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Russia, Syria
  • Keywords: Syrian War


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