Libyan pro-Haftar forces hold positions south of Benghazi (Credit: AFP).

UK intelligence agencies have told Prime Minister Theresa May that Russia wanted to “turn Libya into a new Syria” in order to take control of migration flows and flood Europe with refugees, thus increasing its influence on the West, The Sun newspaper reported.

The Sun newspaper alleged, citing a high-ranking source in the British government, that Moscow supported Haftar, “supplying his troops with heavy equipment.”

According to the publication, dozens of officers from Russian military intelligence service GRU and its special forces are already deployed in eastern Libya, “initially carrying out training and liaison roles.”

The newspaper claimed that two Russian military bases were already operating in the coastal cities of Tobruk and Benghazi, using Russian private military company Wagner Group as a cover for their activities.

The publication also wrote, without providing sources and proof, that “Russia’s devastating Kalibr anti-ship missiles and state-of-the-art S-300 air defence missile systems are also now believed to be on the ground in Libya.”
“It’s is extremely alarming Russia wants to open up a new front against the West in Libya, but it should also come as no surprise. They will without a doubt try to exploit migration routes across Africa,” the chairman of the UK parliament’s lower house’s Foreign Affairs committee, Tom Tugendhat, told the UK government in a statement, as quoted by the publication.
The lack of the single central government and army in Libya resulted in the surge of trafficking activities and the development of militant groups and terror organizations in the country. Libya is also the major gate for migrants from all of the Northern Africa, which attempt to cross the Mediterranean and settle in Europe, which became one of the main reasons of the European migration crisis in recent years.
After long-time leader Muammar Gaddafi was overthrown in 2011, Libya descended into civil war and control of the country is now divided between two rival entities. The UN-recognized Tripoli-based Government of National Accord (GNA) controls the country’s western part, while its eastern regions are governed by the elected parliament backed by the Libyan National Army (LNA) led by military commander Khalifa Haftar.
Source: Sputnik
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ranix
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zio nonsense after being defeated in syria and iraq
it is better russia is involved in palestine and yemeni too

Daeshbags-Sux
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Putin’s mum was a Jew, hehe…

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est338lapua

wathever the zio freaks at Albion says, be sure it is the opposite, although it would be great if a few kalibr and S300 stop FUKUS clan training terrorists in Lybia. Long live Tzar Putin hehe. Down with the schlomo empire!

Daeshbags-Sux
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If you say so…
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Oooops, Putin’s mother’s a Jew, so Putin is a?

luke
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Maybe Russia is trying to stop the flow of ISIS from North Africa into Europe via Libya?

Daeshbags-Sux
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Actually, ISIS in Libya was already severely demolished : the only area they managed to keep is about 25x20km around Ras Lanuf.

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Oops, I forgot a small pocket south of Benghazi, about 22x5km in size.
These roaches are near from meeting their doom…

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The Syrian example suggested by Britain is, in my opinion, a hopeful one. Libya should be so lucky that Russia may take an interest in it. As the Russians have shown, their support in Syria has been essential to ridding the country of a multitude of foreign backed jihadis and keeping Syria viable as an ongoing country.

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Someone still believes UK Intel?
Libya…destroyed by the same empirical idiots who wanted to destroy Syria…US UK

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hestroy

USA and UK are just puppets of Israhell. Learn more about Yinon plan.

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LOL… Just take a look at US or even UK GDPs and populations,then look at Israel’s GDP and population… AFAIK, a master of puppets is always way bigger than his puppets… So a journo like Yinon, which is strangely unknown in Israel, decided for the strategies of the state of Israel in the early 80’s… Funny fact, about 15y later, Richard Perle’s think tank came with the same ideas which actually were rejected by Netanyahu’s 1st cabinet… Yet another conspiracy theory, just like the “The Protocols of the Elders of Zion” fraud… Hey, I know a better conspiracy : Israel… Read more »

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With ‘the Sun’, the source in UK’s intelligence must be the MI6’s waste collectors 😉

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Weldon Cheek

Next thing we know putin will be the man who stole christmas!!

Daeshbags-Sux
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As long as he doesn’t pushes Russians into ramadan, that’s OK…

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You mean … There’s hope for Libya ?

Daeshbags-Sux
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There was hope before Gaddafi made his coup…

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Matija Tomac

Gaddafi made Libya into a strong, prosperous independent state. You Imperialist scum destroyed Libya.

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More clueless comments from you as usual. Read some history before making ignorant comments. dris used the oil money to strengthen family and tribal alliances that would support the monarchy, rather than using it to build up the economic or political apparatus of the state. According to Vandewalle, Idris “showed no real interest in ruling the three provinces as a unified political community”. Idris’ regime had little support outside Cyrenaica.[62] It had been weakened by endemic corruption and cronyism in the country, and growing Arab nationalist sentiment following the 1967 Six-Day War.

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What an odd statement, anyway it’s too late the Americans have already gutted Libya, Iraq, Afghanistan … etc

Daeshbags-Sux
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The upcoming regime-change in Iran won’t be a loss…
population wants to hang the mullah, they’ll have what they want and the mullahs will get their long overdue punishment.

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Matija Tomac

Did the terrorist MKO scum living in France told you that.

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isi

This is absolute RUBBISH. A few years ago support was asked for from Russia and Russia stated they would not back anyone in Libya Military unless bases were put there similar to Syria. Khalifa Hafter turned that option down and launched Operation “Dignity” backed by UAE and Egypt. Russia has backed a Political Settlement via the UNSC and kept out of Libya, and support has been from UN, UNSC and additionally a lot Politically from the UN Envoy representing the Libya Crisis who is currently French Lebanese. The Publication “The Sun” Newspaper can hardly be called high brow Media, and… Read more »

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This is very stupid and outdated mentality . You say Russia wants to open a new Syria against the west in Libya as if the west owned Libya ? After destroying a regime that made leaders and peace in Europe did you not get your democracy ? Now everyone can pass through Libya without any personal document because of your democracy , because of your stupid wisdom Libya is now the most democratic country in the world !!!!

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Weldon Cheek

Whoa! This was in the sun?? Well in that case it must be 100%, bonafide,swear to god,cross my heart and hope to die,stab me in the eye truth.

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Stern Daler

Swamping the EU with un-productives?

So the 5 eyes’ UK branch claim that the Russians have the same idea/plan as the 6eyes carried out themselves together with their Turk henchmen?

BTW. Syrian refugees are educated and an asset to the EU. Maybe send un-employed EU Turks back to Erdogan or forward them to the UK and US.

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“…Maybe send un-employed EU Turks back to Erdogan or forward them to the UK and US….”
Excellent suggestion. That those who broke it should also own the problem

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Ray Douglas

This is a bullshit story invented by the Sun newspaper. Its readers and staff have an IQ of 1-.

Daeshbags-Sux
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Daeshbags-Sux

Who believes tabloids like ‘The Sun’?
They have long records of total BS!

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rabbi drewzif

Yep more zionist controlled drivel.

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LOL… I don’t think that anyone controls such tabloid, not even its personnel or boss… Seriously, I like to read the Sun’s equivalent for my country… When I’m in the toilets! Hey, I won’t take the laptop here, or I’d read PressTV 🙂 Oh, BTW, you should update a bit your knowledges : Zionism ended on May,14th 1948. You’re really outdated, my friend. The enemy is Islamism, be it Shia or Sunni one, they’re two sides of the same coin… Thus, it’s nothing new : it last for 1,400 years. Time to consider finishing ’em off, once and for good…… Read more »

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Actually the Ka’aba is a saturn cube, saturn is still worshipped in all religions to this day. If you want to destroy it go ahead but you will have all religions upon your head including judaism. Devil worship is the biggest game in town. Anyway Daesh you’re too old to play James bond best just have a glass of red and some cheese.

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@DB Sux, MSM are mostly Arab and Jew capitalist owned. Exception those countries like Germany where the left wingers like SPD owns a sizeable share. LOL.

p.s. Marxism and Zionism has had the same ethnic roots. LOL. How do You like my ideas, mon ami?