In the Internet published a video of the first minutes after the capture of the Russian military by fighters of the Islamic state. Video posted on the page in Facebook the research team Conflict Intelligence Team (CIT).
“The video we see three men in the back of a truck: Roman Zabolotnyi, who is trying to have a conversation with one of the fighters, said that he had information about the weapons, he worked with the cards, they went to headquarters with the information in the Deir ez-Zor, they were not”, – stated in the message CIT.
According to the group, the second prisoner, the Russian Grigory Turcanu sitting with his back to the cabin with a bandage on the eyes, and the third, apparently the Syrian military.
3 Oct 2017 Islamic state militants released a video which was allegedly captured in Syria the Russian military. Two Russians were taken prisoner on 28 September 2017 during the fighting in the province of Deir ez-Zor.
In defense of the aggressor state of Russia information about the capture in Syria of Russian military denied. On 4 October, the Russian foreign Ministry said that “establish the nationality and probable location of” men of the roller IG.
Brother Gregory Turcanu said that he fought on the side of the militants in the Donbass.