BEIRUT, LEBANON (7:14 A.M.) – The Russian air grouping in Syria has officially joined the Syrian Army’s looming East Ghouta offensive, backing up heavy raids conducted by government warplanes against militant position across the region on Monday with many of its own strikes.

Military-affiliated sources report that Russian airpower conducted heavy precision strikes across multiple rebel-held districts east of Damascus city targeting militant tactical positions, gatherings and movements.

As of the last reports two hours ago, Russian jets were still carrying-out raids over East Ghouta.

In particular, it is believed that the Russian combat aircraft have placed considerable emphasis on striking rebel fire support positions (such as anti-tank missile dug-outs and heavy machine gun nests) with precision weapons.

During the past couple of days, opposition sources have claimed that Russian warplanes raided East Ghouta, however all such reports are untrue and it is not until around midnight on Monday to Tuesday that Russian jets started to conduct strikes against militant targets throughout the region.

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Thank goodness for the Russians.
Civilization owes them a lot.

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They’re killing civilians not ISIS, there are no ISIS fighters in that area. You can’t be human!

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just ecall for the employ of baric bombs

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Islam is a cancer and needs to be obliterated and wiped from the face of the world!!!

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“JUST DO NOT KILL INNOCENT SYRIAN REVOLUTIONARY CIVILIANS”!!…aarrmm???… “YUP GOT SOME OF THOSE SYRIANS”!!..like “IN MAH WESTERNIZED COUNTRY”!!..like “THEY FLY DAH GREEN, WHITE”!!..and “BLACK REVOLUTIONARY FLAG”!!…aarrmm???…”YOU KNOW:!!..wid “DAH THREE RED STARS IN DAH MIDDLE”!!..like “THEY ARE GOOD HUMANITARIAN”!!..plus “HIGHLY EDUCATED PEOPLE”!!..besides “THEY HAVE A BEAUTIFUL SYRIAN CULTURE”!!..and “NO THEY ARE NOT TERRORISTS”!!..because “THEY ARE PACIFIST SYRIAN BORN SUNNI COMMUNITY”!!..and “DO NOT SUPPORT”!!..or “BELIEVE DAH REBEL CAUSE NO MORE”!!..because “THERES IS TO MUCH SYRIANS BLOOD SPILT IN DIS GOD FORSAKEN WAR”!!…aarrmm???…”THEY HAD NO PROBLEM”!!..wid “BASHAR ASSAD DEMOCRATIC GOVERNMENT AT DAH BEGINNING”!!..because “IT WAS A NEW BUT THERE WAS A LOT OF… Read more »