Contents tagged with Russian special forces

  • Putin personally awards Russian Special Forces for military actions in Syria

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has given an award to Russian Special Forces, who for two days restrained the attack of militants in Syria. This was reported by Interfax, citing Press Secretary for the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov. "The Head of State on Wednesday, as promised, personally awarded the Russian Special Forces who performed a feat in Syria, in the province of Aleppo", said Peskov. Then, according to him, "because of a lack of coordination that occurred, the Syrian troops in …

  • Putin awards officers of Russian Special Forces for ‘outstanding service in Syria’

    Officers from the Russian Special Forces were given awards for their participation in operations in Syria. The commander of the group was given “The hero of Russia” award, Russia-24 news channel reported.

    The channel showed four people standing with their backs to the camera. One of them, the commander, told the reporters that the group of 16 Russian Special Forces commandos had entered a battle with “300 terrorist fighters”.

    "Without any losses, we had the upper hand thanks to our position …