There is no evidence that the result of airstrikes by U.S. forces killed Russian mercenaries. This was stated by the Minister of defence of the USA James Mattis, says the Agency Radio Liberty.

The Pentagon, however, acknowledged that “seen reports” of such deaths in the media.

“I have no reports that several Russians, not Russian soldiers, but Russian contract, was among the victims. I can’t tell you anything. We have not received such data from the Central command or the Pentagon” – said the Minister.

See also: Mattis about the defeat of the Russians in Syria: It was self-defense

7 February 2018, according to the Pentagon, about 300-500 soldiers of the combined forces to support the Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad attacked the headquarters of the Kurdish Syrian democratic forces (SDF) in the district of the city of Deir ez-Zor, but retreated after coalition air strikes. According to various estimates, killed more than a hundred proasadovskih fighters.

According to the media and OSINT reconnaissance, asadovtsy was probably going to seize oil-rich territory in Kusama. According to unofficial data, this armed formation were the mercenaries accountable to the Kremlin private military company Dmitry “Wagner” Utkina and military from Iran. Previously, CIT said that it has identified four possible mercenaries PMC Wagner: Kirill, Ananiev, Alexei Ladygin (Ryazan), Vladimir Loginov (Kaliningrad), Stanislav Matveyev and Igor Kosoturov (Asbestos), Alexei Shikhov (Nizhny Novgorod), Vladimir “Apostle” and Ruslan Gavrilov (Cedar). They killed. Ladygin and Kosoturov previously fought against Ukraine in the Donbas.

The Kremlin said that “don’t know” about the victims there of the Russian military, and was advised to make about that in the defense Ministry.

See also: How the coalition air force bombed in Syria, tanks and howitzers Assad’s forces: video

The Mattis “nothing to say” about the dead blow US air force mercenaries from Russia 14.02.2018

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