Shoigu: the terrorists in Syria are losing $1.5 million every day because of the air strikes Russia

Shoigu: the terrorists in Syria are losing $1.5 million every day because of the air strikes Russia


MOSCOW, November 20. Russian aircraft destroyed on the territory of Syria 15 storage and processing of oil and 525 tankers belonging to the Islamic state. This was reported to the head of the defense Ministry Sergei Shoigu to Russian President Vladimir Putin.

November 20
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Pilots and equipment from the air base Hamim sent a message to terrorists with bombs

“The main efforts are concentrated on undermining the financial-economic base of the ISIL (the former name is forbidden in the Russian Federation the terrorist organization “Islamic state” – approx.). Destroyed 15 storage and processing of oil, 525 tank,” he said.

According to him, interrupted supply to the black market of 60 thousand tons of oil per day, and the terrorists lose daily up to $1.5 million.

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Russia has increased aviation group, participating in operations against the terrorists in Syria, two times – now 69 aircraft, has informed Shojgu. “Report the results of four days of work. In accordance with your instructions Armed forces conduct an air operation retribution for the destruction of leaders of terrorist organizations and their supporters, the disruption of control systems and logistics, as well as the destruction of military facilities and oil and gas infrastructure in ISIL,” said Shoigu. “To this end, the composition of the aviation group increased twice and brought to 69 aircraft… Daily committed 143 simulatability,” said the Minister.

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Sergei Shoigu, the defense Minister, about the losses of the enemy

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In turn, the commander of the Russian air group at the airport Hamim Alexey Maksimtsev said that the group was increased, in particular through eight of bombers su-34 and link su-27sm3 fighter jets.

According to him, November 17 Russian air group has executed 394 sorties.

Members of the marine group

Ten ships of the naval fleet engaged in operation against terrorists in Syria, reported the Minister of defence. “Marine group consists of ten ships, six of them are in the Mediterranean sea,” – said Shoigu.

The ships of the Caspian flotilla completed on Friday launches of cruise missiles 18 the positions of the terrorists in Syria, destroyed all seven goals, has informed Shojgu.

“The twentieth of November, the ships of the Caspian flotilla completed 18 launches of cruise missiles at seven targets in the provinces of raqqa, Idlib and Aleppo. All purpose amazed – said the head of the defense Ministry.

The Russian military four days of massive airstrikes on terrorists in Syria have used over 100 cruise missiles, air-and sea-based, and 1.4 thousand tons of bombs. “In total, during air operations strategic and operational-tactical aircraft launched 522 simulatability, commissioned by 101 cruise missiles, air-and sea-based, dropped 1.4 thousand tons of bombs for various purposes,” – said Shoigu. “Just amazed 826 objects of the enemy”, – said the Minister.

Blows Long-range aviation

About 30 planes far and bomber aircraft attacked from the Caspian sea on targets of militants of the terrorist organization “Islamic state” in Syria.

“Overall, the air operations strikes with cruise missiles were deposited from waters of the Mediterranean and Caspian seas to a distance of 1500 km, aviation was used from airfields on the territory of Russia and Syria. From the Caspian sea blows struck far 29 aircraft and bomber aircraft”, – said Shoigu.

The Minister added that the flight range of Tu-160 at performance of fighting problems in the Mediterranean sea amounted to more than 13 thousand kilometers.

Destroyed 23 military bases

VKS RF killed 23 training bases for the militants, 19 factories for the production of weapons and explosives, 47 warehouses with ammunition and material resources, as well as other objects in Syria, reported the head of the defense Ministry Sergei Shoigu to the Russian President.

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“Destroyed 23 training bases for the militants, 19 factories for the manufacture of armaments and explosives, 47 warehouses with ammunition and material resources, as well as other objects. This ensures successful operations by Syrian government forces in Aleppo, Idlib, Latakia mountain and Palmyra,” Shoigu told the President. He said that according to the data of objective control, reduced the number of people coming to the territory of Syria terrorists and increases the flow of militants fleeing fighting in Northern and South-Western directions.

“This ensures successful operations by Syrian government forces in Aleppo, Idlib, Latakia mountain and Palmyra”, – reported the head of the defense Ministry.

“Gangs are a significant loss. As a result of hitting cruise missiles, only one of the targets near Deir-ez-Zor destroyed more than six hundred militants”, – said Shoigu. “According to the data of objective control, reduced the number of people coming to the territory of Syria terrorists and increases the flow of militants fleeing fighting in Northern and South-Western areas,” the Minister added.

About the operation HQs in Syria

Russian aircraft began to strike at terrorists in Syria on 30 September, acting at the request of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. The structure of the group Hamim at the airbase in Latakia province was included more than 50 aircraft and helicopters. Earlier this week Russia began to apply massive strikes on militants on Syrian territory. It was reported that for surgery are supplemented by the 25 Long range aircraft and 12 su-27CM and su-34.