Contents tagged with military police

  • Russian Minister of Defense: Russia formed four battalions of military police in de-escalation zones in Syria

    Four military police battalions have been formed in Syria to carry out tasks in the de-escalation zones, according to the Russian Defense Minister, Sergey Shoygu, as reported by the Russian Defense Ministry’s press service.

    "Four battalions of military police have been formed. They are currently carrying out tasks in the security belts of the de-escalation zones in the Syrian Arab Republic," Shoygu said at the Russian Defense Ministry meeting.

    According to him, the battalions have been formed …

  • Russia deploys military police in Syria to monitor the de-escalation zones

    Russia began deploying military police in Syria to monitor compliance with the ceasefire in two newly established security zones, the Russian authorities said on Monday.

    As Colonel General Sergei Rudskoy said, Russian forces deployed checkpoints and surveillance points around de-escalation zones in southwest Syria and in the East Ghouta near Damascus.

    In May, Russia, Iran and Turkey agreed on a plan to create four de-escalation zones in Syria in an attempt to resolve the six-year conflict. In …

  • Russia to place military police in Syrian de-escalation zones

    As observers in the de-escalation zones in Syria, the deployment of Russian military policemen “is envisaged,” said Alexander Lavrentiev, special representative of the Russian president to Syria, at a press conference in Astana.

    At the same time he noted that it is “still complicated” to talk about the presence of Russian observers, since “it depends on the Ministry of Defense.” Lavrentiev added, “But again, this issue has not been fully agreed upon. This will concern the issue of the status …

  • New battalion of Chechen military police sent to Syria

    A new battalion of military police from Chechnya has been sent to Syria to replace Chechen servicemen who have returned from the Middle East. This was stated by Ramzan Kadyrov, head of the Chechen Republic, in an interview on the RT television channel.

    According to him, servicemen who already have experience in counter-terrorist activities are sent to Syria. The Chechen soldiers will be sent to Syria on a rotational basis. “The battalions will replace each other every two to three months,” he …

  • Chechen military police battalion has returned from Syria

    TASS news agency reported that the Chechen military police have returned home from Syria. The battalion was in Aleppo for three months, Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov said.

    "You carried out the protection of military facilities, ensured the safety of the peaceful population of Syria during humanitarian actions, supported public order in the streets and squares of Aleppo," the Head of the republic said at a rally in honor of the soldiers' return, and added that the Chechen military successfully …