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Sep 6 2021

Lavrov: Nord Stream 2 Will Be Completed In A Few Days

Illustrative Image The Nord Stream-2 project will be completed and will start working in a few days, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov claimed on September 6th. The claim was made during Lavrov’s meeting with the pedagogical community of the city of St. Petersburg. “It will be completed in a few days, it will start working,” he was cited as saying. Russian Minister added that Russian ill-wishers are “trying to limit Russia with unscrupulous methods” in the sphere of economy. According to Lavrov, the Nord Stream-2 has faced fierce attacks, but everyone, including the Americans, has already understood that the project …

Sep 6 2021

Russian Military Police Trying To Secure New Ceasefire In Daraa Al-Balad

Illustrative Image A new ceasefire agreement was reached in the southern region of the Syria’s city of Daraa, known as Daraa al-Balad. The new agreement was implemented on September 6, following negotiations between the Russian delegation and the local Negotiating Committee. Early on September 6th, the Russian military police and pro-government committees entered the Al-Arba’een neighborhood in Daraa Al-Balad to secure the implementation of the terms of the agreement. Russian servicemen were spotted while controlling the withdrawal of militants from Daraa, and the surrender of their weapons. Click to see full-size image Click to see full-size image Daraa al-Balad has …

Jul 9 2021

Spanish-Lithuanian Press Conference Interrupted By Fighter Jets Scrambling To Intercept Russian Warplanes

Support SouthFront Click to see full-size image On July 8th, a news conference with Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda and Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez at a NATO airbase in Lithuania was interrupted, when Typhoon fighter jets were scrambled to intercept two Russian warplanes. The two leaders were three minutes into a news conference, televised live from the Siauliai airbase in northern Lithuanian, when flight crews responded to an alarm and scrambled their jets. The leaders and the media were led away. [embedded content] Military officials later confirmed the Spanish jets, based in Lithuania on a NATO mission to police Baltic …

Jul 8 2021

Russia Tested Modern Target Acquisition System With Orion Combat Drones In Syria

Support SouthFront Source: mk.ru The advanced Strelets KRUS intelligence, control and communications system provided targets for the Orion combat drone during a recent successful test in Syria, an unnamed source in the Russian military-industrial complex told the RIA Novosti news agency on April 4. According to the source, Orion combat drones struck terrorist targets which were located with the Strelets system. The source didn’t reveal when exactly the test took place. “Compared to the use of manned warplanes, a significant increase in the efficiency and accuracy of airstrikes has been demonstrated thanks to the use of Strelets,” the source said. …

Jul 8 2021

The Strategic Bomber Race Is On: U.S. B-21 Raider VS Russian PAK DA

Support SouthFront Click to see full-size image Strategic bombers are powerful and exclusive weapon that not every air force can get. Nowadays, only Russia and the United States have this type of combat aircraft in their arsenal. For all intents and purposes, it is a race – who will get the new-and-improved strategic bomber first. For the United States this is the B-21 Raider, under development by Northrop Grumman on top of the B-2 bomber. The B-21 should be a “flying wing”-type aircraft with a wingspan of about 42 m. The main goal for the developers is to minimize the …

Jul 8 2021

U.S. Transport Warship Enters The Black Sea To Support NATO Allies

Support SouthFront Click to see full-size image On July 8th, he U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa announced that Spearhead-class expeditionary fast transport USNS Yuma (T-EPF 8) began its northbound transit into the Black Sea to operate with NATO Allies and partners. BREAKING: #USNSYuma (T-EPF-8) began its northbound transit into the #BlackSea to operate with our @NATO Allies & partners! #PowerForPeace pic.twitter.com/njq2vFCagw — U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa/U.S. Sixth Fleet (@USNavyEurope) July 8, 2021 Spearhead-class class transport warships are designed to transport 600 short tons of military cargo 1,200 nautical miles at an average speed of 35 knots. The ship is capable of …

Jul 7 2021

Russian Warplanes Punished ISIS Terrorists For Deadly Attacks On Army Troops In Central Syria (Photos)

Support SouthFront A Russian Su-24 strike aircraft in the sky over the Khmeimim airbase in Syria. Photo: Dmitriy Vinogradov / RIA Novosti The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) continues to sustain losses as a result of attacks carried out by ISIS cells in the country’s central region. On July 6, two Syrian service members were killed and eight others were wounded when a bus carrying them came under attack near the town of al-Sukhnah in the eastern Homs countryside. ISIS terrorists targeted the bus with an improvised explosive device. On The same day, the terrorists ambushed a patrol of the SAA …

Jul 6 2021

Russian An-26 Passenger Plane Disappears Near Kamchatka, 28 People Missing (UPDATED)

Support SouthFront Click to see full-size image According to preliminary data, all people on board were killed as a result of the crash. The wreckage of the missing An-26 in Kamchatka was found 4-5 km from the runway, the rescue work is difficult due to the peculiarities of the landscape, according to Rosaviatsia center. In Russia’s far east, rescuers identified the crash site of the An-26, which flew from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky to the village of Palana and stopped communicating before landing. Presumably, the plane crashed into the sea, an emergency services representative told RIA Novosti. Onboard there were six crew members …

Jul 5 2021

Despite Ukraine Calling Sea Breeze-2021 “Greatest”, It Unlikely To Intimidate Russia

Support SouthFront Click to see full-size image Russia looks outside its traditional sphere of interest to demonstrate it will protect its sovereignty. Written by Paul Antonopoulos, independent geopolitical analyst The U.S.-NATO Sea Breeze-2021 exercise, with the participation of Ukraine and other regional states, reflects the growing confrontation between the West and Russia, as well as the armed provocations aimed at pressuring Moscow. The annual Sea Breeze-2021 exercise between the U.S., Ukraine, and 30 other countries began on June 28 in the northwestern Black Sea and will end on July 10. The exercise involves 32 ships, 40 aircraft and 5,000 troops. In Kiev, …

Jul 5 2021

Russia, China Preparing “Pearl Harbor-Style” Attack On U.S., Japanese Official Warns

Support SouthFront Click to see full-size image Russia and China are allegedly preparing military exercise to threaten Taiwan, but also Pearl Harbor. This claim came from none other than Japan. Tokyo’s deputy Yasuhide Nakayama told the Hudson Institute that the US should be worried about Pearl Harbor. “We have to show the deterrence towards China, and not just China but also the Russians, because, as I told you, that they are doing their exercises together,” Nakayama said. Nakayama, who was “unusually frank” about the need for democratic nations to ensure Taiwan’s survival, implied that Russia and China are working as …

Jul 4 2021

Syrian Drag Racing: U.S. Team Lost A Wheel Trying To Chase Russians (Video)

Support SouthFront Screen grab, source: instagram.com/bullbsn On July 3, the bullBSN account on Instagram posted a video showing U.S. military vehicles chasing after a Tiger armored vehicle of the Russian Military Police in Syria’s northeastern region. In the video, several US M-ATV and MaxxPro MRAP (mine-resistant ambush protected) vehicles can be seen chasing after the Russian Tiger and trying to overrun it, but to no avail. One of the American vehicles allegedly lost a wheel during the race, according to the claims of Russians heard on the video. The dramatic video was filmed by someone aboard the Tiger, likely a …

Jul 3 2021

Central Syria Insurgency: Army Uncovered ISIS Caves Cells In Eastern Homs (Photos)

Support SouthFront Click to see full-size image. The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and its allies have been operating nonstop to contain the threat posed by ISIS cells in the central region. On July 3, pro-government sources shared photos of several caves which were uncovered by the army’s 25th Special Forces Division during a recent combing operation in the Amour Mountains in the eastern Homs countryside. ISIS terrorists used the caves as hideouts. The 25th Special Force Division, commonly known as the “Tiger Forces,” joined the fight against ISIS in central Syria earlier this year. Click to see full-size image. Click …

Jul 3 2021

Putin’s ‘City-Killer’: Russia Launches World’s Largest Nuclear-Armed Submarine 

Support SouthFront Belgorod. Source: Defence View Originally published by ZeroHedge. It’s being popularly dubbed “Putin’s city-killer” – and is also being widely acknowledged as the largest submarine in the world to be built for 30 years: Russian Navy’s ‘Special Mission’ K-329 Belgorod has been put to see for the first time within the past days, undergoing sea trials. Estimated at 178 meters (584 feet) long and about 15 meters (49 feet) across, it’s twice the size of the UK Royal Navy’s largest submarines, but more impressively is equipped with AI-guided nuclear tipped underwater drones which according to one prominent Western source are …

Jul 3 2021

Russian Airstrikes Hit Greater Idlib Following Reports Of Near Chemical Weapons Provocation (Video, Photos)

Support SouthFront A Russian Su-24 takes off on a combat mission at Hemeimeem airbase, Syria, on Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015. IMAGE: AP PHOTO/VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV On July 3, warplanes of the Russian Aerospace Forces (VKS) carried out a series of airstrikes on the northwestern Syrian region of Greater Idlib where several terrorist groups are active. Four airstrikes targeted the village of Sheikh Yousef in the western countryside of Idlib. Several positions of al-Qaeda-affiliated Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS), the de-facto ruler of Greater Idlib, are located in this area. The target of the airstrikes was allegedlly a pumping station occupied by the …

Jul 3 2021

No Calm In The Black Sea: New Incident Involves Ukrainian Fishing Vessel And Russian Warships

Support SouthFront Source: RIA Novosti / Ilya Pitalev Reports about the provocations of NATO warships in the Black Sea have not yet left the headlines of the media, but Kiev has once again found a reason to accuse Russia of violations of maritime laws in southern waters. On July 3, a private Ukrainian fishing vessel with four people on board crashed in the north-western Black Sea area and send a distress signal. According to the National Center for Defense Management of the Russian Federation, a rocket boat Ivanovets of the Russian Black Sea Fleet was sent to help the Ukrainian …

Jul 2 2021

The Multi-Faceted Syrian-Russian Cooperation

Support SouthFront To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video DEAR FRIENDS. IF YOU LIKE THIS TYPE OF CONTENT, SUPPORT SOUTHFRONT WORK : Monero (XMR): 49HqitRzdnhYjgTEAhgGpCfsjdTeMbUTU6cyR4JV1R7k2Eej9rGT8JpFiYDa4tZM6RZiFrHmMzgSrhHEqpDYKBe5B2ufNsLBTC: bc1qw4cxpe6sxa5dg6sdwxjph959cw6yztrzl4r54sBITCOINCASH: qq3vlashthktqpeppuv7trmw070e3mydgq63zq348vOR CONTACT US : [email protected] The cooperation between the Damascus government and Russia appears to be airtight, as both constantly find new ways to work together. This includes operations against ISIS in the central region, as well as against the so-called “moderate opposition” in the country’s northern areas. On July 1, 50 cadets of Syria’s Kuweires Military Aviation Institute, which reopened in 2018 …

Jul 2 2021

Central Syria: Chief Of ISIS Oil Smuggling Operations Killed In Recent Russian Airstrikes

Support SouthFront File image. The chief of ISIS oil smuggling operations has been reportedly killed in a Russian airstrike that hit his hideout in Syria’s central region. Iraqi sources affiliated with the group mourned the terrorist leader who is commonly known as “Sami al-Ajouz” on July 1. It remains unclear if al-Ajouz was killed on the very same day or in an earlier date. Al-Ajouz was reportedly responsible for ISIS oil smuggling operations in both Iraq and Syria. The terrorists leader is originally from the town of Sdirah in the district of al-Shirqat in the northern Iraqi province of Nineveh. …

Jul 2 2021

Syrian Authorities, Turkish-Backed Militants Swap Prisoners Under Russian-Brokered Deal (Video, Photos)

Support SouthFront Click to see full-size image. Source: RT. On July 2, Syrian authorities and Turkish-backed militants swapped prisoners as a part of a deal that was brokered by the Ministry of Defense of Russia and backed by Turkey. The prisoners swap took place on the Abu al-Zandin crossing which links Turkish-occupied areas in northern Aleppo with areas held by Syrian government forces. The United Nations and the Red Crescent oversaw the deal. Turkish-backed militants released five soldiers and officers of the Syrian Arab Army who were captured on different occasions. The freed captives were identified as Fahim Youssef Hamdan, …

Jul 2 2021

Russia’s Black Sea Fleet Carries Out Live Fire Drills, Tests Crimea Defenses Alongside NATO’s Sea Breeze Exercise

Support SouthFront Click to see full-size image On July 1st, Russian warships carried out a live fire training exercise in the Black Sea, as Ukraine and NATO countries hold the Sea Breeze 2021 drills in the same wider area. Russia’s Black Sea fleet said in a statement carried by the Interfax news agency that the crews of two large landing ships had fired at sea and air targets in the Black Sea. In separate comments, Russia’s defence ministry said it was tracking an Italian navy frigate after it entered the Black Sea on July 1st, Interfax reported. The drill came …

Jul 2 2021

Russia To Begin Exporting Orion Attack UAVs In 2022

Support SouthFront Click to see full-size image Russia will start selling serially-produced attack unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) to foreign buyers starting from 2022, sources in the military-industrial complex and the administration of the Moscow region told RIA Novosti. This is so that production at Russia’s first plant for drone production can start operating fully, under the management of the Kronsdadt group of companies. As previously reported, Russia has begun promoting Orion drones in a strike version on the international arms market, and has already received a number of applications from foreign buyers. “The production of UAVs at the Kronstadt plant …

Jul 1 2021

50 Syrian Air Force Cadets Completed Training With Russian Instructors (Videos)

Support SouthFront Screen grab from the Russian MoD video. On July 1, 50 cadets of Syria’s Kuweires Military Aviation Institute, which reopened in 2018 after remaining closed for years due to the war, completed training with help from Russian instructors. The Ministry of Defense of Russia and TV Zvezda shared footage of Syria’s new pilots flying on L-39 Albatros high-performance fighter jet trainers. The Syrian Arab Air Force (SyAAF) has been using this type of warplanes in close air support and ground attack missions since 2012. [embedded content] Russia’s support has been critical for the survival of the SyAAF, which …

Jul 1 2021

Russian Airstrikes Killed Or Wounded Over 50 Terrorists In Central Syria In June: Monitoring Group

Support SouthFront 2712070 10/04/2015 Russian servicemen attach a Kh-25 high-precision missile to a Su-24 aircraft at the Khmeimim airbase in Syria. Dmitriy Vinogradov/RIA Novosti At least 23 ISIS terrorists were killed and 31 others were wounded in Syria’s central region in June as a result of Russian airstrikes, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reported on June 30. According to the London-based monitoring group, Russian warplanes carried out more than 1,350 airstrikes on the terrorist group’s cells in the region during June. “Most of them [ISIS terrorists] were killed in the deserts of Raqqa, Deir Ezzor, Homs and to …

Jul 1 2021

Putin Says Russia Could Easily Sink HMS Defender With Little Consequence, Blames U.S. As Orchestrator

Support SouthFront Click to see full-size image On June 30th, Russian President Vladimir Putin held a “Direct Line”, answering journalist questions. It lasted 3 hours and 42 minutes. The head of state answered 68 questions. The main topics of conversation were vaccinations, price increases, and social benefits, but also mentioned NATO, the UK’s HMS Defender and more. Regarding NATO and the UK, Putin said that Russia could have sunk the HMS Defender, no questions asked, because it illegally entered its territorial waters without starting World War Three and accused Washington of a role in the “provocation”. Putin, speaking during his …

Jun 30 2021

Location Spoofing And NATO Maritime Encroachment: Two Sides Of The Same Coin?

Support SouthFront To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video DEAR FRIENDS. IF YOU LIKE THIS TYPE OF CONTENT, SUPPORT SOUTHFRONT WORK : Monero (XMR): 49HqitRzdnhYjgTEAhgGpCfsjdTeMbUTU6cyR4JV1R7k2Eej9rGT8JpFiYDa4tZM6RZiFrHmMzgSrhHEqpDYKBe5B2ufNsLBTC: bc1qw4cxpe6sxa5dg6sdwxjph959cw6yztrzl4r54sBITCOINCASH: qq3vlashthktqpeppuv7trmw070e3mydgq63zq348vOR CONTACT US : [email protected] The string of NATO ships casually approaching Crimea and checking what would potentially happen is increasing. In the early hours of June 30th, online ship tracking services showed the U.S. Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Ross, sailing together with a Ukrainian patrol boat just five miles off the coast of the Crimean Peninsula. The US Navy, however, denied …

Jun 30 2021

New Video Shows Road Accident Between Russian, US Forces In Northeastern Syria

Support SouthFront Screen grab from the road accident video. On June 30, the Reverse Side of the Medal channel on Telegram shared footage from a recent road accident between US forces and Russian Military Police vehicles in Syria’s northeastern region. The video shows a US International MaxxPro MRAB [Mine Resistant Ambush Protected] vehicle that had hit a Russian BTR-82a armored personnel carrier from the side. The accident was apparently minor as both vehicles appeared to be intact in the footage. The Reverse Side of the Medal didn’t reveal when or specify in which part of northeastern Syria the road accident …

Jun 29 2021

Amazing NATO Manoeuvres In The Black Sea

Support SouthFront Click to see full-size image Amid British hysteria about the asymmetric response of the Russians following the violation of its territorial waters on June 23, there is information about the other single provocations of NATO warships near the Russian borders. On June 24, Russian Su-30 fighters and Su-24 bombers flew near the Dutch Navy frigate Evertsen, following the frigate’s move towards the Crimean eastern coast.  This was announced on Tuesday, June 29, by the Russian Defense Ministry. The Dutch frigate Evertsen, which was sailing in international waters, changed its course and headed towards the Kerch Strait. In order …

Jun 29 2021

Russia And China To Deepen Cooperation In Hopes Of “Multipolar System Of International Relations”

Support SouthFront Click to see full-size image On June 28th, a video conference took place place between President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin and President of the People’s Republic of China Xi Jinping. It coincided with the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Russian-Chinese Treaty of Good-Neighborliness and Friendly Cooperation. The Kremlin clarified that the presidents exchanged congratulations and assessed the current state and prospects for the development of strategic partnership between Russia and China. The parties also discussed topical issues on the bilateral and international agenda. The 20th anniversary of the signing of the Russian-Chinese Treaty of …

Jun 29 2021

Classified Documents Left At UK Bus Stop Outline “Thorough” Plan To Sail Through Russian Waters

Support SouthFront Click to see full-size image The loss and subsequent discovery at a bus stop, of all places, of documents with plans for the passage of the British Navy’s Defender destroyer through Russian waters in the Black Sea is a mistake made by a “specific person.” This was stated during the hearings in the British Parliament by the Deputy Minister of Defense of the United Kingdom Jeremy Queen. “It looks like it was a mistake. I don’t want to talk about something until the results of the investigation, but it seems that this is a mistake of an individual …

Jun 28 2021

Turkey To Push Outwards From Idlib, As SAA Rains Punishment

Support SouthFront To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video DEAR FRIENDS. IF YOU LIKE THIS TYPE OF CONTENT, SUPPORT SOUTHFRONT WORK : Monero (XMR): 49HqitRzdnhYjgTEAhgGpCfsjdTeMbUTU6cyR4JV1R7k2Eej9rGT8JpFiYDa4tZM6RZiFrHmMzgSrhHEqpDYKBe5B2ufNsLBTC: bc1qw4cxpe6sxa5dg6sdwxjph959cw6yztrzl4r54sBITCOINCASH: qq3vlashthktqpeppuv7trmw070e3mydgq63zq348vOR CONTACT US : [email protected] Greater Idlib is as volatile as ever, with the Syrian Arab Army, along with Russian support punishing every ceasefire violation of the al-Qaeda affiliates in the region. It is yet unknown if the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) will begin a larger military operation anytime soon, as one has been expected for a while. On June 27th, the SAA …

Jun 28 2021

NATO Exercise SeaBreeze 2021 Begins In The Black Sea, Featuring 32 Countries

Support SouthFront Click to see full-size image On June 28th, the NATO exercise Sea Breeze 2021 began, also including Ukraine. “In the Black Sea region, NATO is strengthening deterrence and defense with joint exercises and maritime patrols such as the upcoming exercise SEA BREEZE 2021. This is good example to how Allies and Partners provide unique training opportunities, designed to enhance readiness, improve collaboration, and interoperability in the Black Sea region.” Standing NATO Maritime Group 2 will take part in the exercise, which will begin on Monday, June 28, 2021 and run through July 23. Ukraine and U.S. are cohosting …

Jun 27 2021

US Combat Drone Caught Flying Over ISIS Stronghold In Central Syria (Video)

Support SouthFront Click to see full-size image. US MQ-9 Reaper combat drones are flying over Syria’s central region where Syrian government forces have been combating ISIS with support from the Russian Aerospace Forces, RusVesna.SU reported on July 27. According to the Russian news outlet, US combat drones are flying over the region, in violation of the deconfliction mechanism with Russia, in order to carry out suspicious intelligence activities. The outlet shared a video showing one of the drones armed with what appears to be GBU-38 JDAM guided bombs. One of the drones were spotted right over the Homs desert, the …

Jun 25 2021

The SAA And Russians are Unrelenting Against The Militants, Could China Also Jump In?

Support SouthFront To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video DEAR FRIENDS. IF YOU LIKE THIS TYPE OF CONTENT, SUPPORT SOUTHFRONT WORK : Monero (XMR): 49HqitRzdnhYjgTEAhgGpCfsjdTeMbUTU6cyR4JV1R7k2Eej9rGT8JpFiYDa4tZM6RZiFrHmMzgSrhHEqpDYKBe5B2ufNsLBTC: bc1qw4cxpe6sxa5dg6sdwxjph959cw6yztrzl4r54sBITCOINCASH: qq3vlashthktqpeppuv7trmw070e3mydgq63zq348vOR CONTACT US : [email protected] The Syrian Arab Army and its Russian support are unrelenting in their attempts to contain militants in both the central region, as well as in Greater Idlib. On June 23 and 24, warplanes of the Russian Aerospace Forces (VKS) carried out more than 60 airstrikes on ISIS cells in Syria’s central region. The VKS’ airstrikes were carried out …

Jun 25 2021

RuRussian Warplanes Made ‘Warning Pass’ Over Daraa City As Former Syrian Rebels Refuse To Hand Over Arms

Support SouthFront Su-30 fighter jets. Photo: Marina Lystseva/TASS On June 25, warplanes of the Russian Aerospace Forces made a “warning pass” over the southern Syrian city of Daraa where former rebels refuse to hand over their personal arms. According to the Horan Free League and other pro-opposition sources, a senior Russian officer responsible for the reconciliation process in Daraa asked former rebels in the southern part of Daraa city, known as Daraa al-Balad, to hand over 200 pieces of personal arms on June 23. The step is meant to secure and stabilize Daraa city. Personal arms will be also withdrawn …

Jun 25 2021

In Video: Russian Fighter Jets, Helicopters Destroyed ISIS Infrastructure in Central Syria

Support SouthFront FILE IMAGE: Marina Lystseva/TASS On June 25, RusVesna.SU released footage of recent Russian airstrikes on ISIS cells’ positions in Syria’s central region. According to the Russian news outlet, the pinpoint airstrikes targeted a network of ISIS positions, including a command post, a communication center and several ammunition depots, located in the outskirts of the town of Ithriyah in the eastern countryside of Hama. The airstrikes were carried out by Su-24M front-line bombers and Ka-52 attack helicopters following a thorough reconnaissance operation with drones. [embedded content] Russian warplanes carried out more than 60 airstrikes on ISIS cells in central …

Jun 25 2021

Russian Kinzhal Hypersonic Missile-Capable MiG-31K Jets Deployed In Syria For Military Exercise (Video)

Support SouthFront File image. Two MiG-31K fighter jets capable of carrying Kinzhal hypersonic missiles have been deployed in Syria’s Khmeimim Air Base for the first time as a part of preparations for an upcoming joint military exercises, the Ministry of Defense of Russia announced on June 25. According to the ministry, the Russian Navy and the Aerospace Forces will conduct the joint military exercise in the Mediterranean Sea. “A pair of MiG-31K aircraft with the ability to use the latest hypersonic missiles from the Kinzhal complex flew from Russian airfields to the Russian airbase Khmeimim in Syria for exercises,” Russia’s …

Jun 24 2021

Russia Intercepts British Warship In Its Waters, UK Denies Reality

Support SouthFront To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video DEAR FRIENDS. IF YOU LIKE THIS TYPE OF CONTENT, SUPPORT SOUTHFRONT WORK : Monero (XMR): 49HqitRzdnhYjgTEAhgGpCfsjdTeMbUTU6cyR4JV1R7k2Eej9rGT8JpFiYDa4tZM6RZiFrHmMzgSrhHEqpDYKBe5B2ufNsLBTC: bc1qw4cxpe6sxa5dg6sdwxjph959cw6yztrzl4r54sBITCOINCASH: qq3vlashthktqpeppuv7trmw070e3mydgq63zq348vOR CONTACT US : [email protected] UK Navy’s HMS Defender air-defense destroyer was intercepted in Russian territorial waters. It was met with a Russian border patrol ship that was forced to issue a warning shot. In the incident that took place on June 23, after the British Destroyer ignored the initial radio and fire warnings, Russian Su-24m aircraft carried out a warning bombing ahead …

Jun 24 2021

Central Syria Insurgency: 60 Russian Airstrikes Hit ISIS Hideouts As Terrorists Continue Their Attacks

Support SouthFront Russian Su-25 attack aircraft take off from the Khmeimim airbase in Syria © Dmitriy Vinogradov / Sputnik On June 23 and 24, warplanes of the Russian Aerospace Forces (VKS) carried out more than 60 airstrikes on ISIS cells in Syria’s central region, according to the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. The Russian airstrikes targeted ISIS hideouts in: The al-Bishri Mount on the administrative border between Raqqa and Deir Ezzor; The outskirts of the town of al-Sukhnah in the eastern countryside of Homs; The al-Amour Mount in the eastern countryside of Homs. The VKS’ airstrikes were carried out …

Jun 24 2021

Russian Warplanes Bombed Outskirts Of Militant-Held Idlib City (Videos, Photos)

Support SouthFront A Russian Su-24 takes off on a combat mission at Hemeimeem airbase, Syria, on Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015. IMAGE: AP PHOTO/VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV On June 24, warplanes of the Russian Aerospace Forces (VKS) carried out at least three airstrikes on the western outskirts of Idlib city in northwestern Syria. The airstrikes targeted buildings and fields in the village of Ein Shib. Idlib city and its outskirts are tightly controlled by the al-Qaeda-affiliated Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS), the de-facto ruler of the Greater Idlib region. Some sources alleged that the airstrikes destroyed headquarters and a camp of Ansar al-Tawhid, an …

Jun 24 2021

Russian Nuclear-Capable Tu-22M3 Bombers Spotted Again in Syria (Videos, Photos)

Support SouthFront The Tupolev Tu-22M3 strategic bombers. Source: Vadim Savitsky/TASS Russia has reportedly redeployed a number of Tu-22M3 long-range, nuclear-capable bombers in Hmeimim Air Base, Syria. On June 22, Syrian sources shared footage on social media showing at least one Tu-22M3 flying over the coastal province of Lattakia, where the Russian Air Base is located. The footage is yet to be verified. The Ministry of Defense of Russia has not announced the deployment, yet. If confirmed, this will be the second time the swing-wing bombers are sent to Syria. RuAF 🇷🇺 Tu-22M3 Latakia 🇸🇾 today. فيديو حصري ثاني للقـ.ـاذفة الاستـ.ـراتيجية …

Jun 23 2021

Syrian Militants To Stage Chemical Attack In Greater Idlib

Support SouthFront Illustrative image Written by Khaled Iskef. The Russian Ministry of Defense confirmed that the armed organizations in Idlib continued their violations of the ceasefire agreement, in addition to their preparations to stage a use of chemical weapons. The deputy head of the Russian Coordination Center in “Hmeimim”, Major General Vadim Kolet, said in an official statement that the militants of Jabhat al-Nusra and its allies, during the past 24 hours, had carried out 37 violations of the armistice in 4 Syrian governorates. Kolet explained that the militants targeted Idlib, which witnessed 19 breaches, in addition to 10 breaches …

Jun 23 2021

HMS Defender: Coming With Canons Loaded, Fleeing With Latrines Filled

Support SouthFront Illustrative image On June 23, the HMS DEFENDER missile destroyer of the British Royal Navy entered Russian waters in the Black Sea, violating international maritime laws. The Russian border patrol ship was forced to open a warning fire. After that, the Russian Su-24m aircraft carried out a warning bombing ahead the Defender’s course. You may read a more detailed chronology of events here: LINK. Click to see the full-size image. Following the incident, the recording of the negotiations of the boar guard and the British destroyer was published online. The British warship was warned that its dangerous actions  …

Jun 23 2021

Instant Karma For Al-Qaeda Affiliates In Syria’s Greater Idlib

Support SouthFront To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video DEAR FRIENDS. IF YOU LIKE THIS TYPE OF CONTENT, SUPPORT SOUTHFRONT WORK : Monero (XMR): 49HqitRzdnhYjgTEAhgGpCfsjdTeMbUTU6cyR4JV1R7k2Eej9rGT8JpFiYDa4tZM6RZiFrHmMzgSrhHEqpDYKBe5B2ufNsLBTC: bc1qw4cxpe6sxa5dg6sdwxjph959cw6yztrzl4r54sBITCOINCASH: qq3vlashthktqpeppuv7trmw070e3mydgq63zq348vOR CONTACT US : [email protected] The situation in Northern Syria remains as volatile as ever, with the Syrian Arab Army exchanging fire with militants in the Idlib governorate. On June 20, five munitions fired from the northwestern Syrian region of Greater Idlib by militants hit the government-held town of Jurin in the al-Ghab Plains in the northwestern countryside of Hama. The munitions landed …

Jun 23 2021

In Video: Russian, Syrian Military Engineers Destroyed Massive Cave Base In Hama

Support SouthFront Screen grab from a video released by the Sputnik News Agency showing the cave base destruction. Russian and Syrian military engineers have destroyed a massive cave base built by militants in the central Syrian governorate of Hama, several Russian news networks reported on June 22. The base was dug onto the side of a hill located in the outskirts of the town of al-Lataminah in the northern Hama countryside. The region was liberated by the Syrian Arab Army and its allies two years ago. [embedded content] The cave base contained a weapons depot, a hospital, a prison as …

Jun 23 2021

Russians Bombed Ahead Of British Destroyer

Support SouthFront Defender On June 23, the HMS DEFENDER missile destroyer of the British Royal Navy blatantly violated Russian maritime frontier and entered Russian waters in the Black Sea. According to the Ministry of Defense, the British destroyer crossed the state border of Russia at 11: 52 and entered the territorial sea near Cape Fiolent in the vicinity of Sebastopol. “The destroyer was previously warned about the use of weapons in case of violation of the state border of the Russian Federation. I did not respond to the warning, ” the ministry said in a statement received by RT. The …

Jun 23 2021

German MP Claims Berlin Preparing For War With Moscow, As Putin Reminds Of The Past

Support SouthFront Click to see full-size image Germany is preparing for war with Russia, German member of parliament, from the ‘Left’ faction Sevim Dagdelen said in her article in the nd.DerTag newspaper. “NATO’s arms buildup, escalation toward Russia and the German government’s forgetting of history when it comes to remembering the attack on the Soviet Union 80 years ago are just two sides of the same coin,” Dagdelen wrote. She noted that relations between Germany and Russia have reached the bottom, and not a day goes by without demands for new sanctions against Moscow. At the same time, instead of …

Jun 21 2021

Two Opposite Views of Alexei Navalny

Support SouthFront Illustrative image Written by Eric Zuesse. The views of Alexei Navalny in Russia and in the United States are virtually opposites of each other. In America, for example, on June 20th, the New York Times headlined “U.S. Preparing More Sanctions Against Russia, Sullivan Says”, and sub-headlined “The national security adviser raised the issue of more penalties in the poisoning of Aleksei A. Navalny days after President Biden met with President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia.” The Hill online bannered “Sullivan says US preparing more Russia sanctions over Navalny”, and the “Best” or most popular of the many hundreds …

Jun 21 2021

Russian Ambassador Returned To Washington, While U.S. Preparing New Sanctions On Russia

Support SouthFront Click to see full-size image Russia’s ambassador to the US has flown back to Washington, DC, saying he hoped to build “equal and pragmatic” ties after a US-Russia summit in Geneva aimed at reducing tensions. The plane transporting Ambassador Anatoly Antonov, who was recalled in March for consultations, left Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport on Sunday for New York, where he will travel on to Washington, Russian news agencies reported. “Given the results of the meeting between the two presidents, I am counting on constructive work with my American colleagues to build equal and pragmatic relations,” Antonov told the Ria …

Jun 20 2021

In Video: Russian Forces Blocked US Convoy In Syria’s Al-Hasakah

Support SouthFront Screen grab from RusVesna’s video. Russian forces have blocked a US military patrol which violated the deconfliction mechanism in northeastern Syria, RusVesna.SU reported on June 20. The patrol, which consisted of four Oshkosh M-ATV and International MaxxPro armored vehicles, approached the M4 highway near the town of Tell Tamr in the northern countryside of al-Hasakah without giving Russian forces a prior notice. “The US military moved without prior notice to the Russian side and violated the deconfliction mechanism,” RusVesna’s report reads. Under agreements with Turkey and the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), Russian forces are responsible for securing …

Jun 18 2021

Russia’s KAMAZ-43269 “Vystrel” Spotted Participating In Patrol In Northern Syria For First Time

Support SouthFront Click to see the full-size image Russia’s KAMAZ-43269 “Vystrel” has been spotted participating in a joint patrol with Turkish forces in northern Syria for the first time. The patrol took place in the province of al-Hasakah on June 17. The KAMAZ-43269 “Vystrel” is a wheeled mine-resistant, ambush protected (MRAP) vehicle. The vehicle is based on the KAMAZ-43269 and has increased personnel protection capabilities. So far, such vehicles have been rarely seen in Syria. However, it seems that Russia is set to continue to field test various military equipment in combat conditions. القوات الروسية تسيّر الدورية الـ 49 مع …

Jun 17 2021

ISIS Cells Stepped Up Operations In Central Syria, Attacked Army Supply Turcks

Support SouthFront Illustrative image ISIS cells have attacked several trucks moving supplies and equipment for the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and its allies in Syria’s central region. The trucks were targeted by two separate attacks near the town of Uqayribat in the eastern countryside of Hama on June 15. According to ISIS news agency, Amaq, two trucks were destroyed in the first attack, while only one was destroyed in the second. The terrorists used improvised explosive devices in both attacks. Amaq claimed that several Syrian service members were killed or wounded. The attacks came as the SAA and its allies …