The Russian defense Ministry denied information about the death of the military in Syria

In the Russian defense Ministry denied reports about the death in Syria of Russian military Alexander Name. About it reports «Interfax».

The defense Ministry said that information about the death of a Russian soldier on 11 August is not true, because no losses in Syria at the moment was not.

Orenburg publishing OrenDay.ru today announced that Alexander Yagofarov died August 11 in Syria, and was buried on 27 August. In Conflict Intelligence Team suspect that he was one of the mercenaries of the private military company «Wagner».

The military conflict in Syria lasts since 2011. The fighting involved government forces, the opposition, radical Islamists, Kurds and other forces. A significant part of Syria is controlled by ISIS militants. In September 2015, the conflict was joined by Russia, which supports Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

In the spring of 2016 the media first reported that in the middle East, killing dozens of mercenaries private military company «Wagner» which is in Syria in the autumn of 2015.

According to Reuters at the beginning of August, only in 2017 in Syria killed at least 40 of the Russians. Russia officially acknowledged the death of 34 Russian military for the duration of operation in Syria.




The Russian defense Ministry denied information about the death of the military in Syria 29.08.2017

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