The insurgents resumed their offensive in Eastern Aleppo, so the defense Ministry appealed to the Russian President with a request to resume airstrikes in East of Aleppo.This is stated in the message of the chief of the main operations Directorate of the General staff of the armed forces of the Russian Federation Sergey Rudskoy received .
In the city “does not stop the deaths of civilians”, militants “resumed active hostilities against government troops,” the message reads.
In particular, on Friday, October 28, “the militias taking advantage of the moratorium on the use of Russian and Syrian aircraft in Aleppo, attempted to breakthrough to the Eastern part of the city,” said the Ministry of defence. In total, over “the last three days, 62 terrorists twice opened fire from mortars and installations of the so-called “Hell-fire” areas in the Western part of the city. The shelling killed 43 and wounded 96 civilians”, — said Sergey rudskoy.
The defense Ministry said that the aircraft of Russian air force and Syrian air force for ten days does not fly in the ten-kilometer zone around Aleppo, but the situation around the city “remains difficult”.
On the morning of 18 October, the Minister of defense of Russia Sergei Shoigu announced the cease-fire mode. He explained that this measure is necessary in order to guarantee safety for the civilians and prepare for evacuation of sick and wounded from the Eastern part of Aleppo, as well as to specially open to the corridors, the city could leave and the militants.
Based in Aleppo, the rebels have stated their refusal to leave the city. “Groups completely reject any output, it would mean surrender,” he told Reuters Commissioner based in Aleppo group “Fastack” Zakaria Malachite.
The day “humanitarian pause” of the Ministry of defense of Russia broadcast on webcam of what is happening in the two main humanitarian corridors in real-time. The same day Russian President Vladimir Putin instructed the defense Ministry to extend a “humanitarian pause” for another day. Later, on 25 October, Russia stated that it will extend the moratorium on the strikes of the Russian and Syrian aircraft in Aleppo.