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Syrian army liberated Kafr Nobul in Idlib province

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Syrian army liberated Kafr Nobul in Idlib province

Syrian government forces on Tuesday freed another city from the province of Idlib from terrorists. As reported news SANA agency, a unit of the Syrian army entered the city of Kafr Nobul in the south of the province.


According to published information, the city was an outpost of the banned in Russia terrorist group "Jebhat al-Nusra." During the offensive on Kafr Nobul, the Syrian army previously dealt a powerful missile and artillery attack on the positions of the terrorists, thereby inflicting significant losses on them and forcing them to retreat north from the city. Government forces entered the city, currently clearing residential areas and clearing streets.

At the moment, government forces are conducting a military operation in the Jebel al-Zawiya region, trying to make their way from the south to the highway going from Sarakib to the Jisr al-Sugur mountain pass in the direction of Latakia. During the offensive, the Syrian army had already liberated the settlements of Khas, Maar-Tamatir, Baarabu and Maar-Tasin in this territory.

Jebel al-Zawiya is a city in the province of Idlib, where in 2011 the first "free zone" of the Syrian opposition was formed, defended by the Syrian Free Army (FSA), which was based on officers and soldiers who deserted from government forces. Currently, the main forces of terrorists are concentrated there.

It was previously reported that on the eve of the Syrian government army regained control of eight settlements in the south of Idlib province, seizing warehouses with weapons and destroying a large militant base in Maar Zaitu and Kafr Sijnu. Attempts by terrorists to counterattack failed, the units of the Syrian army held their ground.
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  1. aszzz888
    aszzz888 26 February 2020 09: 46 New
    +3
    Hammer barmaley well !!! good The campaign, the Turks let their wards to the slaughter in order to get out of this situation.
    1. cniza
      cniza 26 February 2020 09: 58 New
      +9
      Looks like a recycling process, though very rude ...
      1. Wolverine
        Wolverine 26 February 2020 10: 05 New
        +4
        Quote: cniza
        Looks like a recycling process, though very rude ...


        laughing laughing Do you want to dispose of them with laughing gas? A joke, but in the case, the buses for them ran out. wassat
        1. cniza
          cniza 26 February 2020 10: 10 New
          +6
          Or someone’s patience ... yes
    2. g1v2
      g1v2 26 February 2020 11: 42 New
      +8
      The Turks surrender everything south of the M4 highway. This is seen from the configuration of their posts and oporniks. And the women, instead of trying to defend the south of Idlib and gain a foothold in the mountains, at that time in Neyrab, as if in a crowd, they climbed into a buffet under an artillery fire. Either their own tactical and strategic thinking is at zero, or indeed their Turks are simply disposing of them. request
      1. flicker
        flicker 26 February 2020 12: 41 New
        +1
        Either their own tactical and strategic thinking is at zero, or indeed their Turks simply utilize
        Either the Turks do not want to pay them what
        1. IGOR GORDEEV
          IGOR GORDEEV 26 February 2020 13: 33 New
          +1
          Quote: flicker
          Either their own tactical and strategic thinking is at zero, or indeed their Turks simply utilize
          Either the Turks do not want to pay them what

          Do you think the Turks sent militants to attack on payday?
          1. flicker
            flicker 26 February 2020 15: 50 New
            +1
            Do you think the Turks sent militants to attack on payday?

            Well, yes, it seems that the requirements to pay the salary debt were so insistent, and the debt itself is so huge that Erdogan decided not to hesitate to send them on the attack ...
        2. g1v2
          g1v2 26 February 2020 16: 46 New
          0
          Turks pay Turkomans and pro-Turkish-pro-Tatar groups. Idlib is controlled by HTS. They were always fed by the Saudis.
  2. Nastia makarova
    Nastia makarova 26 February 2020 09: 47 New
    0
    advancing in all directions, infantry and artillery tanks
    1. aszzz888
      aszzz888 26 February 2020 09: 54 New
      +3
      Nastia Makarova (Nastia Makarova) Today, 09: 47 NEW
      0
      advancing in all directions, infantry and artillery tanks

      Gray clouds overcast
      Guitar string nerves pulled
      Rain drumming from morning to evening
      Frozen time seems like an eternity
      We are advancing in all directions
      Tanks, infantry, artillery fire

      They kill us, but we survive
      And again we throw ourselves into the attack ..... Lube.
      1. Nastia makarova
        Nastia makarova 26 February 2020 11: 10 New
        -1
        Well, it seems))))
    2. Vol4ara
      Vol4ara 26 February 2020 10: 53 New
      +3
      Quote: Nastia Makarova
      advancing in all directions, infantry and artillery tanks

      What about Nairab?
      1. Nastia makarova
        Nastia makarova 26 February 2020 11: 10 New
        -1
        tactical retreat
      2. g1v2
        g1v2 26 February 2020 11: 46 New
        +4
        Plowing artillery - as usual. CSKA left there, slippers entered. And now they will either sit under bombardments and artillery fire, constantly incurring losses or leave. In any case, while they butt there, the south of Idlib falls into the hands of the army.
  3. SanSanych Gusev
    SanSanych Gusev 26 February 2020 09: 57 New
    -6
    1,2 and 3rd Idlib Front
    1. Nastia makarova
      Nastia makarova 26 February 2020 11: 10 New
      -3
      like yes))))
  4. cniza
    cniza 26 February 2020 09: 57 New
    +2
    Attempts by terrorists to counterattack failed, the units of the Syrian army held their ground.


    Some kind of political fuss does not allow to bring the matter to the end of the liberation of Syria.
  5. Sarkazm
    Sarkazm 26 February 2020 09: 58 New
    -44
    ... a city in the province of Idlib, where in 2011 the first "free zone" of the Syrian opposition was formed, defended by the created Syrian Free Army (FSA), which was based on officers and soldiers who deserted from government forces.
    In this case, there is no need to talk about release, it is probably more appropriate to say that the pro-Assad forces occupied another city.
    The "deserted" officers and soldiers from the "government forces" are primarily the Sunni Syrians. The prologue to the proliferation of terrorist scum of all stripes in the country was essentially a civil war, the war started by Assad and his entourage, the Alawite clan, against the Sunni majority. At the same time, the conflict is not purely confessional; the roots of the conflict are in the internal contradictions of the Syrian society, corruption and lawlessness that took place. So the big question is how can the population, mostly Sunni, whose husbands, sons, brothers and fathers fought with Assad and his family, and the people around him, take a handful of Alawites generously spiced up by mercenaries and Shiites from Iran, Iraq and Afghanistan as liberators ?!
    There is no need to talk about the liberation of either the population or the territory from which the indigenous population is forced to flee. The population does not expect anything good except strikes by aviation and jet systems on settlements, it has no future on its land, who does not have time to leave becomes a victim of that rabble who fell under the banner of Assad and this rabble deals with the population no better than ISIS.
    1. Tzar
      Tzar 26 February 2020 10: 06 New
      +3
      Sounds like Sarkazm ...
      1. Mavrikiy
        Mavrikiy 26 February 2020 10: 37 New
        +7
        Quote: Tzar
        Sounds like Sarkazm ...

        Well, if it sounds like, it smells like and gets dirty like, then it's like. repeat
    2. serzh.kost
      serzh.kost 26 February 2020 10: 09 New
      17
      yes, yes, mantras about the atrocities of the Assad regime, millions of innocently tortured children and bombed hospitals, Assad must leave, nothing new))
      1. Vol4ara
        Vol4ara 26 February 2020 10: 51 New
        +5
        Quote: serzh.kost
        yes, yes, mantras about the atrocities of the Assad regime, millions of innocently tortured children and bombed hospitals, Assad must leave, nothing new))

        It sounds like millions personally shot by Stalin. Time goes by, and liberal litter and saloids have slogans 5 years ago
    3. anjey
      anjey 26 February 2020 10: 32 New
      12
      Quote: Sarkazm
      to leave becomes a victim of that rabble who stood under the banner of Assad

      This is not rabble, but legitimate authority, what is so one-sided justice with you, your bibik has also rallied one rabble in power. And in Ukraine you are satisfied with the Nazi-Bandera rabble apparently ???? Of course, it arranges such demagogues, along with your America and Europe , where essentially the same two-faced and deceitful rabble in power ....
    4. nov_tech.vrn
      nov_tech.vrn 26 February 2020 11: 23 New
      +3
      Hillary Clinton's e-mail leak, which was published by Wikileaks, confirms US guilt in organizing a civil war in Syria. Clinton, as Secretary of State under the administration of Barack Obama, acted in the interests of Israel.

      About this writes the Canadian publication Global Research. Published documents indicate that it helped to destabilize the situation in Syria with the goal of overthrowing the government of Bashar al-Assad. Clinton's emails were stored on a server in her home from 2009 to 2013, when she was US Secretary of State. From a neighboring branch.
  6. serzh.kost
    serzh.kost 26 February 2020 09: 59 New
    -8
    not so simple. success in the south is so-so, given that the most combat-ready units are abandoned there. and under Seracib the crisis. seeing how the Syrians are fighting and what is happening, we can come to the conclusion about serious strategic miscalculations of the command. Uncle Vova doesn’t allow the Turks to openly bomb the Turks with the forces of the VKS.
    however, soon on March 5, most likely then everything will end. Now the parties are trying to take the best possible negotiating positions.
    1. Nastia makarova
      Nastia makarova 26 February 2020 11: 13 New
      +5
      what miscalculations if you took the floor idlib for February
  7. Incvizitor
    Incvizitor 26 February 2020 10: 01 New
    +1
    It would be good for the TOS more to the Syrians so that no one would leave.
    1. Mar.Tirah
      Mar.Tirah 26 February 2020 10: 47 New
      +3
      Quote: Incvizitor
      It would be good for the TOS more to the Syrians so that no one would leave.

      There is a transfer of troops and artillery to the Idlib zone. It's only Turkish columns in all the media broadcast, and it's good that the CAA doesn't show this, it's harmful. YouTube pinpoint strikes "Krasnopol" smoking barmaley from shelters and dugouts, as you know, they are not controlled by the Syrians.
      1. Romario_Argo
        Romario_Argo 27 February 2020 18: 04 New
        +1
        smoking barmalei from shelters and dugouts

        the green will not have time for dugouts - there will be a concussion, and as a result, a complete lack of desire to ever fight at all
        after, FAB-500, ODAB-500
  8. Nikolay87
    Nikolay87 26 February 2020 10: 16 New
    +4
    I would be infinitely grateful for such news with an indication on the map of changes in hostilities. It was like this, it was like that. hi
    1. serzh.kost
      serzh.kost 26 February 2020 10: 29 New
      +6


      Khazarin also occupied.
  9. Ural resident
    Ural resident 26 February 2020 11: 58 New
    -5
    Why these pompous speeches, at least get the hang of it, but still I will say that after the loss of Neurab there were great doubts about the success of the whole operation. What a tactical retreat there is - the video of the broads is full, the Syrians there are simply ironed there by artillery there and not the retreat and the great losses of the Syrians. The artillery is clearly Turkish, our aircraft are not. It turns out that the Syrian army was given hope and was not supported on the defensive, as a result, they put in many motivated soldiers, because this time they did not run.
    Hence the question, if ours oversees the whole process, then is there at least some kind of planning? If you wanted to leave Neurab - why then did you put so many of your people there, if not, why not iron them? Why didn’t they count the work of Turkish artillery? The 25th division was thrown to the south, it certainly has success there, but it alone will not win the war. Will go back to Neyrab - the south will be beaten in the same way.
    Of course, we must win there, and we can do it, but the Syrians will not stand alone without our support. We started well, made it clear to the Turks that they would destroy them if they went to the attack together with the broads. If they planned to continue acting this way, then they had to do it, but if the Syrians themselves have to fight, then why all these heroic speeches of Lavrov, then it was necessary to immediately work more with diplomacy? Now everyone is looking to see whether Russia will stand up to its principles or not, but here it is an obvious loss, there was simply no plan against the Turkish artillery, it came as a surprise to the "strategists".
    1. Nastia makarova
      Nastia makarova 26 February 2020 12: 03 New
      -3
      in the coming days they will leave several settlements in the north by agreement with Turkey, but in the south they will occupy a large territory
      1. Ural resident
        Ural resident 26 February 2020 12: 17 New
        -1
        in the south, the Turks do not post their posts, but in the Sarmin region there is simply a line of posts.
        Apparently really a deal, ours beat the broads, but they don't beat the Turks. The Turks hit the Syrians, but do not hit ours. South to M4 in the near future will be for the SSA, the terrorists during this time will try to take back Serakib, but on the account of other territories they will agree on March 5
        1. SanSanych Gusev
          SanSanych Gusev 26 February 2020 12: 53 New
          -1
          As a result, remain ours and the Turks?
    2. ultra
      ultra 26 February 2020 12: 15 New
      0
      Quote: Resident of the Urals
      after the loss of Neurab, great doubts arose about the success of the entire operation.

      That is, do you think this village is the "key" to success in Idlib? Can you justify it?
      1. Ural resident
        Ural resident 26 February 2020 12: 22 New
        -3
        I didn’t say that we had to hold on to it with all our might, but it turned out that we were holding on, three attacks were repelled, the Syrians in the end there were simply defeated by artillery, and finished off point-blank when retreating. If you leave, then leave without losses and bandits in the boiler, lure and there is already leveling. Our generals could calculate such a development of events - they could. Or didn’t know what would happen? I doubt, most likely they just forgot about this settlement and nobody planned anything there.
        1. ultra
          ultra 26 February 2020 12: 31 New
          +1
          Quote: Resident of the Urals
          but it turned out that they held on, three attacks were repelled,

          “Everyone imagines himself to be a strategist, seeing the battle from the side.” You and I do not have information about the situation in this area, about the forces and means of the enemy and the SAA. Idlib.
          1. Ural resident
            Ural resident 26 February 2020 12: 35 New
            -6
            Quote: ultra
            Quote: Resident of the Urals
            but it turned out that they held on, three attacks were repelled,

            “Everyone imagines himself to be a strategist, seeing the battle from the side.” You and I do not have information about the situation in this area, about the forces and means of the enemy and the SAA. Idlib.

            And here are the strategists. In Neurab, the Syrians were simply defeated in vain. Who plans the operation. Syrians? then let them fight. If ours is in charge, then all this is strange. They know the balance of power, people must be protected, Syria has already knocked out an army for so many years. 2 days ago they showed Syrian reinforcements in a neurab, a tank and 2 infantry fighting vehicles, today the same equipment is in the hands of the broads.
        2. Ural resident
          Ural resident 26 February 2020 12: 31 New
          -6
          Urya patriots really do not like it when the Syrian army loses, but to shout: "We will defeat everyone" there is enough strength, to catch all the sofa quacks, to gather them in a battalion and in action, to prove their patriotism. The Russians lost how many because of the shapkozakidatelstva. Only composure, accurate planning, talent of commanders allowed them to win. I believe that in Syria we will win, the will is only necessary for intelligence and concentration, we have unique weapons, our country produces almost all types of weapons from scratch, the best in the world, the fortitude of ordinary people, the resilience of a soldier. The Turks and Babakhs cannot even be given a moral victory, they are clearly not on an equal footing with us, they started crying on Turkish sites first, whether the Americans give the Patriot or not what to do ... they do not even have military traditions of their own and we are building parity with them.
          1. ultra
            ultra 26 February 2020 12: 46 New
            +3
            Quote: Resident of the Urals
            Urya patriots really do not like it when the Syrian army loses, but to shout: "We will defeat everyone" there is enough strength, to catch all the sofa quacks, to gather them in a battalion and in action, to prove their patriotism.

            1) What do patriots have to do with it, all the more "urya"? 2) A woman may like it, but here such definitions are completely out of place. 3) Start catching, don't overstrain. wassat
            1. Ural resident
              Ural resident 26 February 2020 13: 24 New
              -3
              Quote: ultra
              Quote: Resident of the Urals
              Urya patriots really do not like it when the Syrian army loses, but to shout: "We will defeat everyone" there is enough strength, to catch all the sofa quacks, to gather them in a battalion and in action, to prove their patriotism.

              1) What do patriots have to do with it, all the more "urya"? 2) A woman may like it, but here such definitions are completely out of place. 3) Start catching, don't overstrain. wassat

              In any case, I didn’t mean you, you write arguments. And the general situation on the forum is depressing. Now, for the time being, a clearly tactical loss in Syria is shouting about victories. I want every minuser to argue his opinion. As for catching, I have neither the authority nor the strength to do this, and for the time being I have a favorite job. But if the motherland says - I’ll go to fight where they say without any screams.
              1. gohomeyanki
                gohomeyanki 26 February 2020 19: 14 New
                0
                I do not put minuses / pluses, because the site freezes and they are meaningless, but I will answer you reasonably.
                I don’t understand what you see as a tactical loss of CAA,
                * the opposition has -30% of the territory in January / February,
                * loss of the strategic highway M5,
                * loss of several settlements per day, and continues for a breakthrough of the southern front.
                * Looks for future loss of the strategic route M4.
                * a moral victory that will inspire ....... well, maybe this is, but so far, given the continued failure in the South, this is clearly not the case.

                All they did was conquer back a small + -100 houses town. And they knocked out one tank and a couple of infantry fighting vehicles (this is from the words of the opposition). If you think that a damaged 1tank, and a couple of BMPs is a big victory ..... well, this is strange.

                ps
                I do not believe in the war between Russia and Turkey (only if Turkey suddenly does not want Russia to return Constantinople (Istanbul)).
                And to the parity of the forces of Turkey / Russia, it is also not clear where you got it from = because it simply isn’t there.
          2. gohomeyanki
            gohomeyanki 26 February 2020 19: 25 New
            0
            don’t span the earth back, well, it can be justified if civilians are behind you, or it is sooooo important, like the road of life is otherwise strange IT!

            in Turkey, rather Turkey here wants to repeat what the CAA did when Turkey attacked the Kurds. Nominate and put on the Turkish flag, but for unreasonable opposition, this means that they will be cleared
    3. serzh.kost
      serzh.kost 26 February 2020 12: 20 New
      -5
      + that's right. Syrians clear stump can not fight, but ours where? either laxity again, or the Syrians were simply left to their own devices according to the results of some agreements with the Turks, or they were simply afraid to openly wet the Turkish special forces. the sea of ​​time was to calculate everything, but here bam such a surprise.
      I hope the conclusions have already been made and this will not happen anymore. otherwise, yes, there will be doubts about the success of the entire operation ...
      1. signifera
        signifera 26 February 2020 13: 20 New
        +3
        Sergei, where did the information about the slackness come from, were they miscalculated? We have no idea what is really going on there, we can only read and see what they want to show us. Will the information on the work of our specialists be laid out? Will GSH announce its plans on the Internet? Hmeimim will give out a flight plan? Ours always did everything quietly and without a poster. And is it really possible for the CAA without support to liberate and conduct combat operations so much? 100% no. As for Neyrab, here we may find out, after some time, how and why. Perhaps holding it at any cost makes no sense, people and equipment are cherished. But move to a better position, why not? This is not a springboard on the shore, well, departed, then they will come again, if necessary. There is no front line at all, maneuverable defense, chasing carts, no one digs trenches (SAA just do not bother, but in vain). So to consider our military advisers incompetent, it seems to me not so. For me, it’s the other way around, ours invented something tricky and rocked the Turks with the militants, let's see.
        1. serzh.kost
          serzh.kost 26 February 2020 14: 11 New
          -3
          Novel,
          in my opinion this is definitely not a tactical retreat, people and equipment could not be saved, losses in manpower and equipment plus obviously losing attempts to counterattack.
          lack of support from the Russian Aerospace Forces. Well, there was some support, but obviously not enough. which suggests some kind of agreement with the Turkish side, like you beat us, and we don’t beat you.
          The loss of Neyrab itself does not threaten any catastrophic consequences, this is a village without any fortifications, if you wish, it can simply be razed to the ground along with the Turks, but the trend is unpleasant. a debriefing should be done, and if you do not work on the mistakes and fight the same way, you can lose Seracib, which is already very unpleasant.
          this is just a private opinion, I’m not the media, not even a blogger, emotions may prevail, I want quick and easy victories smile
          1. signifera
            signifera 26 February 2020 15: 32 New
            +1
            So I don’t understand where the information comes from that under Neurab a devastating defeat, the aerospace forces do not help? The losses, of course, are enormous, but there is no war without losses. Militants, too, are no longer in dozens. I can’t judge how bad or very good everything is, but since the Tigers were thrown south and they work there, but they are not thrown back urgently, it means some kind of plan is being looked through. We have to wait, it seems to me that not everything is so simple, which means it should be so. Why and why did they stumble, I also can’t say, perhaps the effectiveness of the defense on the spare positions is higher, and the retention of the positions threatened with excessive losses. Well, I'm sure about the videoconferencing. Without the support of the VSK, Assad would have been killed for some time in some wild way and the flags of these bandits hung over Damascus. Judging by the map, the loss of Neurab is territorially almost imperceptible and the front only became more direct. But in the south a couple of dozen villages have already been liberated, they are confidently advancing, tomorrow there may no longer be a southern ledge at all. For me, ours beat militants and Turks, so now you need to remove parts and plug holes in the south, weakening the group of Neurab. So who won whom here?
            I also saw this information:

            ... According to VT observers' own observations, it is known that Erdogan sent to Idlib units that he believed were involved in an attempted coup attempt to overthrow him. It is known that they are equipped with second-class machinery and equipment, and the level of competence of the command is rather weak, and thus, Erdogan uses this as an opportunity to destroy his opponents in the army, and then he will try to agree on everything with Putin.
            Erdogan may seem crazy ... but crazy like foxes.
            All this is a real theater ...
  10. CBR600
    CBR600 26 February 2020 12: 11 New
    0
    I did not find the listed items (small) on the Google map. But as suggested, the SAA will take Idlib from the south, cutting off the bearded man from the water. And there the terrorists will creep out of the city to the mountains to the west. If the SAA get ahead of the creatures and cut them off from the border with Turkey, then it will be really fun.
    1. gohomeyanki
      gohomeyanki 26 February 2020 19: 47 New
      0
      Well, the settlements are visible on the google map,
  11. Sarkazm
    Sarkazm 26 February 2020 23: 45 New
    0
    Quote: Vol4ara
    Quote: serzh.kost
    yes, yes, mantras about the atrocities of the Assad regime, millions of innocently tortured children and bombed hospitals, Assad must leave, nothing new))

    It sounds like millions personally shot by Stalin. Time goes by, and liberal litter and saloids have slogans 5 years ago
    PEOPLE primarily live in Syria, or rather lived, now who is killed, who is a refugee, who is surviving. For the most part, people like you and I were probably both patriots, demagogues, pragmatists, and liberals.
    There is Assad, relatives, his own cooperative "Lake" and so on ...

    And about I.V. Stalin ... Stalin, managed to prepare the country, make a revolution in its economy and industry, by and large, now a lot of what surrounds us is the merit of Joseph Vissarionovich and his team.

    Only one question are you really, being in a sober mind and memory, are you ready to put on a par with Asad or Putin? ... IMHO, these two gentlemen are not worthy to even be pebbles, at the foot of a mountain like IV Stalin -Dzhugashvili.

    Stalin is not an angel, but at least we understand why and for the sake of what he went on this or that measure, and we know what he achieved. We are corpse-eaters, eating up his inheritance, touched by the abandoned by him, the country moved forward by inertia for more than a decade and did not slide into the abyss for a long time thanks to the impulse set under his leadership.

    Talk about the millions of executed, they were not. But millions were killed in the country during the EBNa and GDP, they were killed without a knife and a bullet, and they continue to kill. The nation becomes stupid turns into an easily manipulated zomboyaschikom. Was such a nation brought up by Stalin? ... Yes, it would have lost the war, hadn’t created atomic weapons, hadn’t launched a satellite, hadn’t sent a man into space.

    Please do not juggle the name of Stalin, and even more so in the neighborhood with any mongrels. Peter the First personally chopped the heads of the archers and? But HE CREATED RUSSIA! - this is so by the way ...
    1. CBR600
      CBR600 27 February 2020 08: 45 New
      0
      The note is not about Stalin. Write your opinion in the "Opinions" and there I will gladly support you.
  12. Sarkazm
    Sarkazm 27 February 2020 11: 50 New
    0
    Quote: CBR600
    The note is not about Stalin. Write your opinion in the "Opinions" and there I will gladly support you.
    This makes no sense. It’s just a trend for many to remember I.V. Stalin, and I'm tired of it, some are swaggering, others are wiping their feet, the same song with the liberals we simply don’t have, like there is no liberal idea. There are clans and gangs tearing the country into pieces, which at one time finished off the USSR. And illiterate oslopiteks commemorate next to Stalin's godfather, and to the part of members of his own organized criminal group, who use scornful liberals.
    In Syria, the same situevina, since we just have no direct war, we are killing us in silence, without cannonade.

    You write about the other side of the "terrorist". At the same time, in fact, even in this article it is indicated that some of the officers and soldiers of the once Syrian army went over to the side ... and then silence. And most often on the side of the people, the self-defense forces and the opposition are different, many radicals were kicked in the ass no worse than our VKS. And who are the opponents of Assad, many of us studied at one time ...
    Take a break from the cry of "Allahu Akbar!" for the Muslim people they are just as natural as for the Orthodox or Catholic "Glory to God!", "Praise the Lord!"

    We support Assad because it is beneficial for us, or rather our masters, and nothing more. For we are currently a country of wild capitalism, and there is no question of any moral load in our actions, and cannot be, we do not have an ideology of high moral principles, only: "Business and nothing personal" and "Rob the loot". Our oligarchs climbing into the Middle East and Africa, they are stupid oligarchs pursuing personal interests, this is not Russia. These are not talented businessmen who have amassed capital with intelligence and then, ordinary thieves and nothing more. Assad and his entourage are no different from ours.
    Ah, Qatar will stretch the gas pipeline, oh, oh, oh ... The USSR collapsed because of the loafers who did not understand the economy, who relied on the trade in raw materials instead of the development of industry. In this context, only for crowding us out of all markets, they will plunder and spend less on Tesla OUR geeks and we will leave OUR descendants more, but the current mediocrity will go away - the country will simply become uninteresting to them ... although we still have blood and organs, there is which can be sold as mercenaries, and our women will be beautiful to them, they will prepare for the new role of prostitutes with higher education as in the 90s.

    In any case, IMHO, you need to be more selective, not everything is so simple in Syria. And our Lord there is not at all white and fluffy.