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September 30, 2015 representative of the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces in Iraq met with the US military attacM and informed him that in an hour the Russian aviation will begin striking at the positions of the IGIL in Syria. This turn of events neither the American leadership nor its allies foresaw. The propaganda response of the United States and other Western countries was expected: it was necessary to find pretexts to «condemn» the actions of the Russian military security services, accuse them of striking at «moderate» opposition, killing civilians, etc. Further in the article follows the text of the author's interview with the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation M.L.Bogdanov, who tells in detail how the Russian position was formed, which led to the decision to participate in the Syrian war by Russian air and space forces? Interesting facts and analysis of events in Syria the author quotes from materials of his another interviews - with academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences V.Naumkin, senior political adviser of the Special Envoy of the UN Secretary General for Syria Staffan de Mistura. In it, in particular, it is emphasized that «one should not deceive himself and say that Russia is fighting in Syria exclusively with IGIL. She is at war with all the terrorists and their accomplices.
Syria, IGIL, Russia’s position, actions of Russian air and space forces, the propaganda reaction of the United States
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