September 30, 2016 – Fort Russ News –
RIANovosti – translated by J. Arnoldski –
On September 30th, 2015, Russia launched a military operation in Syria on the request of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Russian air forces have been bombing the positions of terrorists from the Islamic State. Over the past year of the operation, thanks to the aid of Russian air forces, the Syrian Army has successfully beaten back terrorists from key cities and inflicted considerable damage upon terrorist forces.