Employees of Department on work with personnel of the 46th brigade of operational designation (DROPPED) Regardie distribute to servicemen of the battalion “North” brochures “recommendations for tasks” in Syria, I learned the “Novaya Gazeta”.
The publication reports that the information it has received from the employee of the Chechen battalion “Sever”, which is now part of the 46th separate brigade of operational designation (DROPPED) Regardie. Other soldiers of this brigade also confirmed the publication of the dissemination of these documents and preparation “that the Chechen troops of the 46th DROPPED Regardie to the Syrian mission”.
The first pamphlet, which publishes “the New newspaper”, called “Visual translator (Syrian Arab Republic)”. The cover shows red, white, and blue star, which is similar to the emblem of the Russian armed forces. This booklet is a reference guide about Syria, the middle East, types of weapons and military equipment. Also the brochure is a phrase in the Arabic language needed to describe military facilities, their needs, teams and other activities. The document contains the thematic pictures to help describe the age of people, their gender, clothing, and also “to define belonging to an illegal armed formation”.
The second benefit, which is at the disposal of “Novaya Gazeta”, called “Recommendations to the military personnel when performing tasks in the Syrian Arab Republic”. The newspaper writes that it is a white page document in A5 format, which contains almost no illustrations. The cover States that the document was issued by Regardie.
“The booklet contains several chapters in which the author gives brief information about the country, where the fighting is: geographic information, language, holidays, currency, customs”, — reports the edition.
The brochure also has tips on how to distinguish military journalist from spy spy on spy and who should be considered parties to the conflict.
“Novaya Gazeta” stresses that to judge the customer first brochure can only indirectly “by the emblem of the Ministry of defense on the cover.” However, the second document, as the publication says, “has a very clear guidance on departmental affiliation” — the Federal service of National guard troops of the Russian Federation (Regardie), the emblem of Resguardo, as well as the emblem of the 46th DROPPED. Part of this brigade and the battalions “North” and “South”.
The newspaper writes that on page nine of the booklet there is a signature: “the Separation at the radar 64 DROPPED”. The publication suggests that to decipher this text as a Department on work with the personnel of the 64-th separate brigade of special purpose. However, the 64th DROPPED Regardie does not exist.
The Ministry of defence and Regardie not yet commented on the information “New newspaper”.
In mid-December 2016 the “Caucasian knot” with reference to sources reported that in Chechnya, fired 12 military who refused to go to Syria. Plans to send special forces battalions “West” and “East”, stationed in Chechnya, wrote the newspaper “Izvestia”, citing sources in the defense Ministry.
The head of the Chechen Republic Ramzan Kadyrov has denied this information.