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Donald Trump’s Syrian crossroads: Americans will be driven out by the “dehkan farmers»

Konstantin Sivkov, Deputy President of the Russian Academy of Sciences for information policy, Doctor of Military Sciences Translated by Scott Humor https://www.vpk-news.ru/articles/53576   The American withdrawal from Syria is inevitable. It will proceed voluntary with minimal reputational, material, and human losses or it will be forced by the pressure of irregular armed formations. In the latter case, it will be perceived as a shameful military defeat with significant losses in

Kadyrov about the Russian soldier who refused to denounce Christianity when captured by the jihadists

Translated by Leo. Source: https://cont.ws/@Handusenko/1499952 November 10, 2019 – Everyone knows about the feat of Yevgeny Rodionov. In May 1996, a Russian soldier from the Penza region near the Chechen village of Bamut was captured by militants of the field commander Ruslan Khaikhoroyev. Despite fear of punishment, he refused to betray the Orthodox faith, to remove the Christian cross from his chest. Something for which he paid the price with

‘Withdrawing’ US Troops Setting Up New Military Bases

Syrian War Report – November 4, 2019: ‘Withdrawing’ US Troops Setting Up New Military Bases The Syrian Army and Turkish-led forces are strengthening their positions on a contact line in northeastern Syria. A large convoy of Syrian Army reinforcements deployed in the towns of Abu Rasin and Umm Harmalah south of Ras al-Ayn. The convoy included T-72 battle tanks, BMP-1 infantry fighting vehicles, Gvozdika self-propelled 122 mm howitzer and BM-21

US Forces Kill al-Baghdadi In Ovenight Raid On Idlib Province

Syrian War Report – October 28, 2019: US Forces Kill al-Baghdadi In Ovenight Raid On Idlib Province   U.S. Special Operations forces eliminated ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi during a nighttime raid into northwestern Syria on October 26, President Donald Trump officially announced. According to the President, Baghdadi died with his 3 young children after activating his suicide vest. Baghdadi’s body was mutilated by the blast. However, Trump said, “test

Russian Defense Ministry publishes evidence of US oil smuggling from Syria

Translated by Leo, bold and italics added for emphasis. Source: https://ria.ru/20191026/1560247607.html Image 1: Situation in the Syrian Arab Republic as of October 26, 2019. MOSCOW, October 26, 2019 – RIA Novosti – The Russian Ministry of Defense has published satellite intelligence images, showing American oil smuggling from Syria. According to the ministry, the photos confirm that “Syrian oil, both before and after the routing defeat of the Islamic State terrorists

Russia Deploys Large Number Of Troops, Equipment In Northern Syria

https://southfront.org/syrian-war-report-october-25-2019-russia-deploys-more-personnel-equipment-in-syria/ 276 more Russian Military Police officers and 33 additional equipment pieces will be deployed in Syria, Russia’s state media reported. These forces will likely participate in security operations along the Syrian-Turkish border to the east of the Euphrates River. Additionally to the deployment in Kobane, the Russian Military Police already started carrying out patrols near the city of Qamishly. On October 24, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Vershinin announced

How Russian-Turkish ‘Safe Zone’ Deal Shapes Course Of Syrian Conflict

https://southfront.org/how-russian-turkish-safe-zone-deal-shapes-course-of-syrian-conflict/ The military crisis in northeastern Syria started by the Turkish military offensive on Kurdish militias amid the US troops withdrawal deflated. On October 23, Turkey, Russia and Syria started implementing the ‘safe zone’ agreement reached by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Russian President Vladimir Putin a day earlier. Units of the Russian Military Police deployed in the border town of Kobani. According to the Russian Defense Ministry, the

How the Western Media invented the “mysterious murderers from GRU”

Source: https://vz.ru/world/2019/10/9/1002097.html Translated by Scott Humor The New York Times has published another article “to expose the subversive work” of the GRU in Europe. We are talking about nothing less than the activities of an entire military unit, the purpose of which is to conduct “subversion, sabotage and murder.” What does this military unit actually do, and how convincing are the published accusations? In fact, the topic has long grew

Syrian Army Entering Kobani And Raqqa

Syrian War Report – October 17, 2019: Syrian Army Entering Kobani And Raqqa On October 16, units of the Syrian Army entered the city of Raqqah for the first time since 2014. The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) has controlled the city since 2017, when they with help from the United States seized it from ISIS. The Syrian Army reportedly established several observation posts in the area and continued deployment

President Putin Interview with Al Arabiya, Sky News Arabia and RT Arabic

In advance of his visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates Vladimir Putin answered questions from Al Arabiya senior presenter Mohammed Tomaihi, Sky News Arabia senior presenter Mohannad Khatib and RT Arabic Public and Political Programmes Department Head Salam Musafir. http://en.kremlin.ru/events/president/news/61792 Mohammed Tomaihi (retranslated): Dear viewers, welcome to this unique interview with Russian President Vladimir Putin, which we are recording in Sochi. With me here today are Mr. Mohannad Khatib, a reporter at Sky News Arabia and Salam Musafir,

Turkish Operation Peace Spring In Northeastern Syria, Explained

https://southfront.org/turkish-operation-peace-spring-in-northeastern-syria-explained/ Turkey officially announced that it had launched a military operation in northeastern Syria. Over the past years, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and other representatives of the country’s leadership have repeatedly announced this idea. However, this time promises were turned into reality. On October 6, the administration of US President Donald Trump released a statement saying that Turkey will soon carry out its “long-planned operation” into northern Syria. According

SDF Seeks Cooperation With ‘Bloody Assad’ Against Turkey

Syrian War Report – October 9, 2019: SDF Seeks Cooperation With ‘Bloody Assad’ Against Turkey The withdrawal of US troops from the Turkish border has caused a kind of panic among the leadership of the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces, which mostly consist of Kurdish militias. On October 7, the group already speculated that the Syrian Army is preparing to capture the town of Manbij taking an upper hand of the

Untold facts: General Qasem Soleimani on 33-day War with Israel

After 20 years, for the first time since being appointed as the Chief Commander of Quds brigade, General Soleimani was interviewed by Khamenei.ir. Untold facts: Gen. Soleimani on 33-day War with Israel Untold facts part2: Gen. Soleimani on 33-day War with Israel (Part 2) http://english.khamenei.ir/news/7074/Untold-facts-on-Israel-Hezbollah-war-in-an-interview-with-Major After 20 years, for the first time since being appointed as the Chief Commander of Quds brigade, General Soleimani was interviewed by Khamenei.ir. The following

October 2, 2019: Houthis Deliver Devastating Blow To Saudi Arabia

Yemen War Report – October 2, 2019: Houthis Deliver Devastating Blow To Saudi Arabi In late September, Yemen’s Houthis carried out a large-scale operation against Saudi-led forces on the border with the southern Saudi province of Narjan. According to a spokesperson for the Armed Forces of the Houthi Government, the Houthis fully defeated at least 3 brigades of Saudi-backed forces. The Yemeni force killed 500 personnel, injured 2,000 others, destroyed

The real reason behind Democrats impeachment of Trump

by Scott Humor, the Director of Research & Development for the Saker.is   The general debate of the General Assembly opened on Tuesday, 24 September at 9:00 a.m. (New York time). This year’s theme was “Galvanizing multilateral efforts for poverty eradication, quality education, climate action and inclusion”. The internal properties of the C.I.A. newly revised “Disclosure of Urgent Concern” form, which the intelligence community inspector general (ICIG) requires to be

Lavrov’s speech at the UN Security Council on September 25, 2019

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s remarks at the UN Security Council meeting on Cooperation between the United Nations and regional and subregional organisations in maintaining international peace and security: the contribution by the CSTO, CIS, and SCO in countering terrorist threats, New York, September 25, 2019   Mr Secretary General, Members of the Security Council, Colleagues, Today, we are all faced with the problem of terrorism, which has grown more

World at a Crossroads and a System of International Relations for the Future

World at a Crossroads and a System of International Relations for the Future” by Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov for “Russia in Global Affairs” magazine, September 20, 2019   These days, the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly opens up. So does a new international “political season”. The session begins at a highly symbolic historical moment. Next year we will celebrate two great and interconnected anniversaries – the 75th Anniversary of

Gulf War Report: Houthi Strikes Shut Down Half Of Saudi Arabia Oil Production

https://southfront.org/gulf-war-report-houthi-strikes-shut-down-half-of-saudi-arabia-oil-production/ Saudi Arabia continues to suffer consequences of its unsuccessful invasion of Yemen. On September 14, the Armed Forces of the Houthi government carried out a successful strike on facilities of Saudi Arabia’s oil giant Saudi Aramco in Buqayq and Khurais. In an official statement, a spokesperson for the Houthis, Brig. Gen. Yahya Sari, said that the attack, dubbed Operation Deterrent Balance 2, was a response to the Saudi aggression.

Color Revolution Comes To Hong Kong

https://southfront.org/color-revolution-comes-to-hong-kong/   Written and produced by SF Team: J.Hawk, Daniel Deiss, Edwin Watson; The Hong Kong protests represent a major challenge not only to the authorities of Hong Kong itself, but also to Beijing, due to both their protracted nature and a high level of organization resembling the Kiev Maidan of 2013/14. The Hong Kong rioters have gone so far as to produce and disseminate a veritable urban warfare manual describing in

Zakharova scolds Poles as global bigots

Second World War 80th anniversary events in Poland These events were supposed to commemorate 80 years since the outbreak of World War II, a tragic chapter not only in 20th century history but in the history of all mankind. This date has been marked for many years, bringing together representatives from various countries as an event that truly deserves global attention. But frankly, it is appalling to see what this

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