Syria – Russian presence issues in a new factor.


Ken McMurtrie:

A very interesting development. Maybe a historic event. Will comment further after seeing next responses.

Originally posted on 2012: What's the 'real' truth?:

ABC NewsBy KIRIT RADIA and RYM MOMTAZ | ABC News – 6 hrs ago

  • Russian Anti-Terror Troops Arrive in Syria (ABC News)
  • Russian Anti-Terror Troops Arrive in Syria (ABC Ne …

A Russian military unit has arrived in Syria, according to Russian news reports, a development that a United Nations Security Councilsource told ABC News was “a bomb” certain to have serious repercussions.

Russia, one of President Bashar al-Assad’s strongest allies despite international condemnation of the government’s violent crackdown on the country’s uprising, has repeatedly blocked the United Nations Security Council’s attempts to halt the violence, accusing the U.S. and its allies of trying to start another war.

Now the Russian Black Sea fleet’s Iman tanker has arrived in the Syrian port of Tartus on the Mediterranean Sea with an anti-terror squad from the Russian Marines aboard according to the Interfax news agency. The Assad government has insisted it is fighting a terrorist insurgency.

The Iman replaced another Russian ship “which had been sent to Syria for demonstrating (sic)…

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Retired Electronics Engineer, most recently installing and maintaining medical X-Ray equipment. A mature age "student" of Life and Nature, an advocate of Truth, Justice and Humanity, promoting awareness of the injustices in the world.
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