Deck aviation cruiser “Admiral Kuznetsov” carries out flights in air space of Syria to study the theater of military operations, said “Interfax” on Friday a Russian military-diplomatic source. Earlier, on the flight deck of the versions of the su-33 and MiG-29 was reported by American sources.
Planes from aboard an aircraft carrier ready to strike at any moment, the source said Russian news agencies: “the Ship aircraft carrier group, which includes
the aircraft carrier “Admiral Kuznetsov”, the nuclear cruiser “Peter the Great” and the frigate
“Admiral Grigorovich” continuously preparing for strikes against
terrorists and is ready to start operation at any time.”
Present off the coast of Syria the Russian intelligence ships are actively exploring: “Opened new terrorist targets to provide target detection
naval aviation and armed with cruise missiles “Caliber” frigate
“Admiral Grigorovich” – said the source.
On the eve of the interlocutors in the Pentagon waited in a short time Russian
massive combined air and missile strikes on targets in Syria, which will connect the aircraft aboard the only Russian aircraft carrier. The American side indicated that the Russian carrier-based fighter jets fly over Syria with ammunition.
In August, two Russian small missile ship “Serpukhov” and
“Green dollars” struck from the Mediterranean sea to the terrorists in
Syria three shot missiles “Calibre”.
The Eastern part of the Syrian city of Aleppo, which before the war was the most populous in the country controlled by the terrorist group. The Syrian army is on the offensive trying to take control of this part of the city. From 20 to 22 October in Aleppo acted humanitarian pause. On 23 October, Syrian government forces resumed the offensive South of the city, failing to establish control over the important heights and objects.
Meanwhile, Moscow continues formally to respect the ceasefire. The General staff of the armed forces 28 October addressed to the President and Supreme commander Vladimir Putin with a request to renew air strikes against militants in Eastern Aleppo, noting that the Syrian opposition, taking advantage of the lull, went on the offensive. However, Putin decided the resumption of air strikes impractical. On 4 November he ordered to introduce a one-day humanitarian pause in Aleppo.