Revealed: The satellite photos that prove Putin is still arming Assad to shore up his embattled regime in defiance of the West
- Vladimir Putin has deployed at least 16 fast attack jets to a base in Syria
- He has also sent in six T-90 Main Battle Tanks and helicopter gunships
- Satellite photographs suggest Putin is planning ground attacks in Syria
- Putin is set to address the United Nations General Assembly on Monday
By Darren Boyle for MailOnline
Russian President Vladimir Putin has sent a number of fast attack jets, tanks, armoured personnel carriers and artillery pieces to Syria to prop up struggling dictator Basher al-Assad.
New satellite figures have shown a number of Su-24 and Su30Sm fighters, Mi-24 helicopters and T-90 main battle tanks at Bassel al-Assad International Airport in the government-controlled coastal city of Latakia.
In addition to the advanced military hardware, satellite imagery has shown the construction of new buildings around the possibly to support the deployment of Russian forces on the ground. […/]
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I wonder how much affect this has had on the refugee crisis flowing from there? I suppose there is a chance that they could push ISIS mostly into Iraq. That prompts other probing questions. And Global Warming is the biggest threat of our time? Speaking of major world events, isn’t it about time Obama goes on another vacation?
And then there’s a deal being promoted by Cameron:
David Cameron arrives at the United Nations on Sunday hoping to work with other countries on a deal to end Syria’s bitter civil war, a deal that could allow its president, Bashar al-Assad, to stay in power for an interim period.