It was also said that the conflict sparked after local businessmen attempted to seize oil and gas fields controlled by United States allies. I don't have any reporting that some Russians, non-Russian Federation soldiers, but Russian contractors, were among the casualties.
"We don't have information about other Russians who might be in Syria".
It is unclear who was paying the Russian mercenary group, with reports in Russia signaling that Wagner-the Russian equivalent to the US' Blackwater-was hired by Assad or his allies.
Syrian Arab trainees await commands from an instructor at a Syrian Democratic Forces' rifle marksmanship range in Northern Syria, July 31, 2017. Russia's military said it had nothing to do with the attack and the USA accepted the claim.
Russia considers the US approach of completely ignoring Turkey's stance toward the Kurds in Syria as unwise, TASS news agency quoted Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov as saying on February 13.
The US and Russian Federation are now involved in a proxy war in the region, with Putin supporting al-Assad forces and Trump training and equipping the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF). The official was unable to say how numerous dead and wounded were Russian.
The US military has now released video of the drone strike that took out the tank. "I advise you to contact the defence ministry".
Syrian state media have reported that the strikes left dozens killed, accusing the USA of a "brutal massacre".
The Pentagon said they were created to protect USA backed rebel fighters in Syria on Saturday against forces loyal to dictator Bashar al-Assad - which are in turn supported by Russian president Vladimir Putin.
At least 100 Russian mercenaries were killed by American-backed military forces during an attack on a US-held base in Syria, according to reports.
Last week the United States unleashed an air and artillery barrage on Syrian government-backed troops after some 300 attackers launched what appeared to be a coordinated assault on Syrian opposition forces accompanied by USA advisers in the province of Deir el-Zour.
Two Russians familiar with the matter said more than 200 pro-government soldiers were killed in the conflict.
In the past two weeks, in addition to the Iranian drone incident and the Israeli strikes, Kurdish fighters in Syriashot down a Turkish helicopter that was attacking them last week, killing two Turkish soldiers on board, and Syrian rebels shot down a Russian fighter jet.
While the USA has used private contractors in Iraq and Afghanistan for years, Russian law forbids the hiring of mercenaries or working as one even though Russia has used proxies in eastern Ukraine, where it has backed pro-Moscow separatists since 2014.
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One reason behind the stall in uptake could be misconceptions about the levels of harm linked to the devices. Thousands of smokers think e-cigarettes are just as risky and 40% of smokers have not tried one, it says.
While the ad caused headlines in its own right, there has been a second wave of publicity from right here in Australia. The push is strengthened by comments the ad's star Chris Hemsworth made in an interview with news.com.au .
It will continue to get warmer heading today, which will see gales of up to 40 miles per hour across northern regions. South Wales and the south-west of England are forecast for the worst of the wind and rain tomorrow.
He was unable to clarify if any injuries are life-threatening, but added there are no more people on the train . Smith and his friend walked to the crash site and saw passengers of all ages beginning to exit the train .
That process involved two International Olympic Committee panels assessing hundreds of Russians athletes for suspicions of doping. Olympic life bans for those 11 were reduced by CAS to a simple expulsion from the Pyeongchang Games, which open February 9.
The column and its misled reporting were plastered all over the front and back pages of the Friday edition of the paper. Sports Boston's Tom Curran called the report " off the reservation " and it appears his initial assessment was spot on.
Earlier on Tuesday senior district judge Emma Arbuthnot ruled that Mr Assange's warrant for breaching bail conditions still stood. Swedish prosecutors were investigating allegations of sexual assault and rape made by two women in 2010.
Syrian President Bashar Assad would be "ill-advised" to launch such attacks, Mattis told reporters Friday at the Pentagon. There have been increasing reports from Syria that its military has returned to using chemical weapons.
Snow expected through Friday evening
Saturday and Sunday are expected to have highs of 30-31 degrees, with warmer temperatures next week - up to 47 degrees Tuesday . The National Weather Service says for the upcoming days they do not see any big upcoming weather events.
Officer slain, deputies wounded, suspect dead near Atlanta
They turned away people who don't live in the neighborhood. "It's scary because you never know who is in your neighborhood". The exact location of the shooting is disputed at this time, but it was in the city of Locust Grove near the Tanger Outlets.
Another Major Asteroid Approaching Earth
Called asteroid 2018 CB, the space rock will shave by our planet at around 2230 GMT, the U.S. space agency said . This is an artist's illustration of the "Halloween Asteroid " 2015 TB145, which looks like a skull.J.
N Korea stages a military parade on eve of Olympics
The main organiser of the Pyeongchang Olympics has said that the parade will not affect the "dynamics" of the Olympic Games. The North often boasts of its parades but reports of this surfaced afterwards with TV only airing delayed footage.
Pence in Japan to boost pressure on North Korea
But South Korea has been flexible with these rules as it accommodates the North Koreans to the Pyeongchang Games. Now South Korean officials are debating if they can even fuel the ship for the North Koreans .