5 articles tagged "Spetsnaz"
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Russian Elite Spetsnaz Trounced in Face-off with ISIS
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report December 15, 2016

The elite Russian unit was defeated by the jihadists in Palmyra, a counterattack prepared.

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As Russians Fiddle in Palmyra, ISIS Advances
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 12, 2016

As Russian fiddled, the Islamists launched a surprise offensive to retake Palmyra.

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US Troop Buildup in Syria as Counterweight for Russian Presence
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 5, 2016

The number of US commandos in Syria is now believed to be about the same as that of Russia’s Spetsnaz special forces in the country.

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The Russian Military Pullback That Never Was
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 24, 2016

After Putin said he was pulling most of his military out of Syria, still there are 3,500 troops, 20 warplanes with air crews, helicopters, a Spetsnaz contingent, an S-400 air defense system.

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Moscow Posts Spetsnaz to Syria in Bid for Zero Russian War Losses
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 21, 2016

Spetsnaz special operations teams have been posted at all Russian facilities in Syria against hostile attack. Covered by attack helicopters, they have declared large spaces around those facilities sterile areas.

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