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The Kremlin denies information on death of Russian mercenaries in Syria

Press Secretary of the President of the Russian Federation Dmitry Peskov, answering the question of declaring a day of mourning for those killed in Syria the Russians have stated that there is no data on the deaths of Russian citizens, and therefore to mourn for no reason.

«We urge all the same not to be intentionally or unintentionally incorrect information and yet serious approach to the description of such a potentially important episodes not even be in the thrall of distorted information», — quotes its words of RIA Novosti.

Recall, on 8 February, the US reported that supporters of the regime of Bashar al-Assad attempted to attack the positions, which were the Kurdish militia and the U.S. military. The attack was repulsed with the application of force and accurate artillery, the attackers suffered significant losses.

In the comments it was noted that the Assad regime seeks to establish control over the oil field, located in the district of Kusama. The field, which became one of the main sources of income of ISIS, was liberated by the Kurds in September 2017.

The us military is not specified, participated in the attack as Shiite fighters and the Russian mercenaries. However, the possible participation of the Russians hired private companies were given special attention.

10 Feb former leader of Pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine Igor Strelkov (Girkin) reported hundreds of dead and wounded Russians from the battle group «Wagner.» But documentary evidence regarding such losses were reported.

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The Kremlin denies information on death of Russian mercenaries in Syria 14.02.2018

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