The newspaper the New York Times described the events of the battle in Syria with the participation of the us military and PMC Wagner. US soldiers unsuccessfully tried to convince Russian mercenaries to stop the offensive.The American newspaper the New York Times on Friday, may 25, has published a detailed reconstruction of the battle between the U.S. military and troops of the Syrian army and Russian mercenaries, presumably from PMC Wagner. The battle occurred on 7 February 2018 in Deir ez-Zor.
According to the NYT, he killed between 200 and 300 soldiers attacked American forces controlled the refinery, of which an unknown number of Russians. Among the Americans, which were about 40 people, there were no losses.
As writes the edition, the us military believed operating in the area of armed groups may be Russian, as intercepted radio communications in Russian. However, the Russian military command with which the Americans were in constant contact, assured them that it does not control the units in the region.
During the first 15 minutes, the Americans tried to contact the Russian military to convince them to stop the offensive. After this failed, they some time tried to stop the attack by warning shots. Only after this had been requested from the air, and was dealt a massive blow to the advancing troops.
The outcome of the battle and a large part of the events indicate that the Russian mercenaries and their Syrian allies “were not a part of the world” to try to outnumber the American position, concludes the NYT.
Assad’s forces attacked a children’s hospital in Idlib
Killed in another airstrike on the area of de-escalation in Idlib province in Northwest Syria began 17 civilians.
It is reported by the Anadolu news Agency.
The aviation regime of Bashar al-Assad on Sunday afternoon attacked human settlements Binnish, Taftanaz and Erich. Strikes have also been the village of RAM Hamdan and benny From.
Representatives of civil defense Idlib (White helmets) confirmed the attack on the building of children’s hospital in Taftanaze, killed five people, including three children. In General, Taftanaze 10 Jun killed 13 people. In Erich killed two Syrians in Binnie and the RAM Hamdan one.
The wounded taken to nearby hospitals. The rubble continues.
Since 2010, the Bundeswehr found 89 right-wing extremists
89 right-wing extremists, 24 15 Islamist and left-wing extremists were identified in the Bundeswehr over the past eight years. Moreover, after the abolition of conscription, the number of extremists has fallen sharply.Over the past eight years in the German army, it was revealed 89 right-wing extremists and Islamist 24. On Saturday, may 26, according to publications of mass media company Funke Mediengruppe, referring to the German Ministry of defense.
Of the 89 identified in the period from 2010 to 2018 right-wing extremists from the ranks of the German armed forces were dismissed for 86. In respect of the three the investigation is still ongoing. At the same time, it is noted that the majority (67) of right-wing extremists were identified in the German army to cancel the call and transfer it on a professional basis in 2011.
15 soldiers during this period were recognized as left-wing extremists, and only one at a time after the abolition of conscription. About 300 soldiers were suspected of Islamism, 200 cases, these suspicions were not justified, and proven were only 24 cases.
Previously, the well-publicized case of dismissal from the ranks of the Bundeswehr soldier-racist, accepting of right-wing extremist statements. He tried to challenge the decision in court, but his dismissal was considered justified. In April 2017 counterintelligence unmasked Lieutenant Franco A. preparing act of terrorism under the guise of “Syrian refugee”. In addition, the number of reservists of the Bundeswehr were excluded a supporter of the extreme right wing “of the German movement for identity.”