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Russia adding 2nd airbase in Syria, pursuing 'expansion' in military campaign

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(Worthy News) - Russia has expanded its military operations in Syria to include a second airbase as well as other posts, according to a U.S. official briefed on the latest intelligence from the region – even as President Obama expresses muted optimism that Russian President Vladimir Putin eventually will 'shift' his strategy and work with the West.

Moscow's presence has grown to a total of four forward operating bases, including recently added bases in Hama and Tiyas. But the most concerning to the Pentagon is the second airbase in Shayrat which can support fixed-wing aircraft, greatly expanding Russia's capability for airstrikes, which began on Sept. 30.

"The Russians are operating helicopters out of Shayrat airport, but they are making [preparations] to land fixed-wing aircraft," another U.S. official confirmed to Fox News. [ Source ]

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  1. It is ironical that all of a sudden the USA, UK and other NATO countries want to "help" Russia in Syria by fighting the ISIS...these western powers had 2 years to fight ISIS and did not do so, but actually helped ISIS. Of course they would help them because ISIS is a product of the USA/Saudi connection to destabilize the region and get rid of any government that they do not like, because they will not follow the agenda of the globalists...
    Problem is the USA, UK and other European countries do not have the consent of the cemocratically elected government of Mr Assad. Only Russia has the consent to put military means into place in Syria. Basically the USA, UK and all the other countries are trespassers and as such a breaching international law and seem to think they are immune from the law...that is typical of the western governments who seem to think everyone else is subject to the law but them.

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