The Ministry of defense posted a video of his return from Syria the first air group VC Russia

The Ministry of defense posted a video of his return from Syria the first air group VC Russia


MOSCOW, March 15. The Ministry of defence published a video where the first group of Russian aircraft returned from Syria in the places of permanent dislocation on the territory of the Russian Federation. The first group of bombers su-34 arrived at the airbase in the Western military district of the Voronezh region.

See also

“Vladimir Putin has amazed all”: the foreign media about the decision of Russia to withdraw major forces from Syria

In the solemn ceremony of meeting the pilots, performed combat missions in the Syrian Arab Republic, was attended by the Commander of aerospace forces of Russia Colonel-General Victor Bondaryev.

 President Vladimir Putin ordered on 15 March to start a major withdrawal of Russian forces from Syria. According to him, the tasks that were set before the military, “generally made”.

Russia conducted an operation against the militants in Syria from 30 September 2015, acting at the request of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. 27 February 2016 in Syria a ceasefire, agreed by Russia and the United States. The truce does not apply to the group “Islamic state” and “dzhebhat EN-nusra” (both banned in Russia), as well as other formation deemed terrorist by the UN Security Council.

Operation in Syria

Russia conducted an operation against the militants in Syria from 30 September 2015, acting at the request of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. 27 February 2016 in Syria a ceasefire, agreed by Russia and the United States. The truce does not apply to the group “Islamic state” and “dzhebhat EN-nusra” (both banned in Russia), as well as other formation deemed terrorist by the UN Security Council.