November 25, 2015
Translated from Russian by Kristina Rus
Cruiser "Moscow" equipped with air defense system "Fort", similar to S-300, will occupy the area near Latakia to strengthen air defense, said the chief of the Main Operations Directorate of the General staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, Lieutenant General, Sergey Rudskoy.
"We warn that all targets representing a potential threat, will be destroyed," - said Rudskoy.
The Russian military was considering additional measures to ensure security of the Russian air base in Syria, reports RIA "Novosti".
Before that, the General staff reported the loss of one of the pilots of the downed Su-24, as well as the loss of Mi-8 helicopter during the special operation and the death of one marine.