Hardline militants in the northwestern province of Idlib savagely defiled the bodies of the crew of the Russian helicopter which has been shot down earlier today near the city of Saraqib.

A video released by the rebels shows the ultra-conservative fighters taunting the bodies of two Russian servicemen who were stripped off their uniforms. The footage also display the burnt-out wreckage of the downed Mil Mi-8.

Russian Ministry of Defense has issued an official statement declaring that a Russian military transport helicopter Mi-8 was downed by ground fire on the way to the ‪Hmeymim airbase after delivery of humanitarian aid to the Aleppo city in the ‪Idlib province.

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Floriangeyer
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R.I.P these brave Russian Pilots who are fighting for the freedom of the world against US sponsored barbarism.

They have not died in vain and Russia will be even more determined now to eradicate the NATO Terrorist foreign Legions from Syria and Iraq.

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#usa #Hillary #HillaryClinton & #uk backed rebels. don’t ever forget it.

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British UK

Those pilots did not die in the crash..look at the pool of blood around 1 of the bodies. These animals murdered them :((
May God bless these Martyrs and their families

Mike Wood
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Mike Wood

Are these the “rebels” that our country (US) is supporting? If so, this needs to end NOW! Russia and the US need to get together to destroy these animals!

Jafar Al-Baghdadi
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@Al-Masdar News
Note that the pilots have headshot wounds and where killed by ak47 in close range. Both pilots visible in the video have been shot in the back of the heads and the exit wounds are visible.

RIP fallen heroes of Russia

Heinz Rainer
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Heinz Rainer

no matter who, this savagery is out of control. And it is those who instigated it who sit on a quiet table and enjoy, as always.

Elizabeth Martinez
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Elizabeth Martinez

son of a b***h

Eslam Mahammad
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Eslam Mahammad

tu has visto lo que han hecho los rusos de :p**p: a un hospital en aleppo? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dBfCb4OGoDI

Terence Silvestre Jr.
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Terence Silvestre Jr.

”Eslam Mahammad” no seas ingenuo. Y no has visto tu tampoco los mas de 50 victimas civiles mutilados y calcinados del ultimo bombardeo de la coalición de Estados unidos Francia y sus aliados de la semana pasada? Es la guerra hijo y que esperabas, que se avientan flores del cielo los unos a los otros?

Mario
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Mario

Poor Eslam… surely you’re paid by saudi monkeys with pills of Captagon

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Amin

Islam has 73 sects. It depends on which Islam. Iran is an Islamic county but also the safest in the region and one of the safest in the world.

Michel Alias
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Michel Alias

Vous allez être détruit jusqu au dernier. Vous n êtes que des porcs immondes.

cesar
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cesar

que maten a todos los perros musulmanes

Eslam Mahammad
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Eslam Mahammad

:p**p:

Randy Lorenz
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Randy Lorenz

Soon the Greeks will be celebrating Divine Liturgy in Hagia Sophia again – it will be a gift of the Russians.

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Rachmann Rachie

Keep on dreamin’ geeks…!!!
by 2022 AD…World Islamik Army lead by Greater Turkiye, Islamik-Macedonia, Albania, Kosovo, Bonia, Azerbaycan, Saudis, Super-Pakistan, Malaysia, Brunei & Indonesia will send MASSIVE ARMY DIVISIONS along Ottoman- geek border…to occupy whole of Geek cuntry…

Then the Geek- people jump into the sea…swimming towards Libya or Egypt to “friendly”…Arab forces….
Haa-Haa-Haa-Haa…!!!
????????????☕?

alex
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alex

suck your s**t f****r

DEUS VULT
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DEUS VULT

Los moros deberian arder

Ali Ameer Mehdi
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Ali Ameer Mehdi

this is not islam you dont desecrate bodies of enemy.but then if they knew about islam they would not be terrorist

Eslam Mahammad
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Eslam Mahammad

:p**p:

Muhammad Towelhead
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Muhammad Towelhead

that’s all u eat, goatf***er

Fares Tadros
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Fares Tadros

Reread about Islam and try to be objective , this Islam since the beginning

Jack
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Jack

I think it was Bible
refer 1Samuel 15:3.

Hitler exactly followed what Jewish god had ordered a chosen race to do.

michele
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michele

read about islam written by your profit,it is exactly what your imams do,say,and practise…lot of pigs….dog killers and peoplekillers…make any sane person sick to thier stomache

fuck isis
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fuck isis

Your time is coming . You f*****g freaks of nature. I WISH ALL ISIS DIE PAINFULLY

mkp
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mkp

How can we human reach such barbarian and despicable levels. I am speechless. These are what the west have created and achieved? Disgusting…Shame on us!!! Shame on us for being silent and resilient… Shame on us…

Jaan
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Jaan

All fronts are evil. Russia should not differentiate US backed rebel and ISIS. They are all same. They should be crushed by massive bombing by Russian air force.

john
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john

f*****g filthy disgusting POS. They ALL need to be wiped off the face of the earth.

Maan Al-Radhi
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Maan Al-Radhi

Disgusting behavioral by the Islamic terrorist attacking and mutilation of Russian dead pilots this against the Islam fundamental respect to dead bodies. Brutal action

Lauren666
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Lauren666

You can see they wernt dead until they shot them in the head

Heath Austin
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Heath Austin

I am an American and Russia is naturally my enemy but what you are doing to the captured Russian pilots is very disgusting. Y’all arabic terrorists are a bunch of animals. I know Putin will take care of business.

Kristjan Murmur
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Kristjan Murmur

you drunk or just stupid?

Kristjan Murmur
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Kristjan Murmur

*Russia is naturally my enemy *

None
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None

I m Russian!

Kara1234
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Kara1234

Russia is NOT our enemy !

Neo Phoenix
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Neo Phoenix

This Day Would Not Have Come If America Behaved As The Superpower It SHOULD HAVE BEEN… Counting Starts From Zero Never From The Middle… This Is Just A Point Of A Long Line!!!

Ammar Rida
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Ammar Rida

not all of them are arabic, you dickhead

Jafar Al-Baghdadi
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Jafar Al-Baghdadi

Most of them are arabs – indeed
And most of them are supported and armed by America.

Remember that

Heath Austin
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Heath Austin

I am Deaf and use American Sign Language. Not stupid here. I know Putin is not a man to be messed with. I am sure Russia’s response will be sure & swift.

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gzman501 .

Your comments do not prove that you are not stupid. You’ve for sure swallowed the Arab or Muslim Terrorist propaganda.

Heath Austin
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With the right leadership by America, I am voting for Trump a strongman who will make America great again this November and Trump will be sworn into office in January 2017. Trump will keep both Arabs & Soviets on a short leash.

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gzman501 .

HAHAHAHA. Trump will fold up like a cardboard box and suck the Zionist …

Kristjan Murmur
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Kristjan Murmur

read The Protocols of the Elders of Zion.

Keith
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Keith

Protocols of Zion are forgeries to poison the minds of Jew haters.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Protocols_of_the_Elders_of_Zion

Gale
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Gale

Shut up you anti semetic piece of s**t!

Mario
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Mario

Uncle Shlomo is back.

Gib Smart
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Gib Smart

whey are they downing america jets & choppers

Nick Sprouse
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Nick Sprouse

Trump will ruin America, Heath. If you believe a word that man says, you might see if Texas will allow you to start school over again with the 1st grade.

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gzman501 .

Absolutely. That Americans are so stupid as to believe that a life-long CONman could actually be trusted to tell the truth is proof that the US is braindead. From a ‘B’ actor, to CIA hitman, to a village idiot, to a black GW and now a consummate conman. Yeah, Americas got talent!

Mark
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Mark

Retarted American 😀

Kristjan Murmur
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Kristjan Murmur

Nick Sprouse obama,clinton sander will destroy america

Lauren666
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Lauren666

They sure will Trump is America’s only hope to grow strong again

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gzman501 .

Sorry, you are wrong. The Orange Buffoon is just the latest flavor of liar and thief….liar in chief…whatever. The only thing that might come from Trump is the destruction of our country…which might be a good thing, as it might be the only way we can shake the Zionist grip. Then again, it might just shatter the US in smaller, more manageable pieces for the NWO…OR he could just be a stepping stone for a real scumbag, Pence, who is a true end-timer. The last thing Trump will be know for is MAGA.

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I think the right thing for the Arabs in the video was to turn the Soviet pilots over to the Syrian Army then President Assad and President Putin could work things out themselves. The arabic terrorists really made a fool of themselves in front of the world and as a result, both the wrath from President Assad & Putin abides upon the arabic terrorists. Nobody likes the arabic terrorists anyways.

Richard Handel
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I prefer how Russia gets it’s revenge,
Over any other country in the world….!!!
They don’t give a f**k about anything when it comes to payback!!!!!!
You kill one of ours…..
We’ll destroy an intire town in PayBack!!!!

Riad Qarib
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Riad Qarib

Does anyone like any terrorist?

Netanyahu
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Netanyahu

99% of the arabs do, and so do millions of western radical-leftists

Hux
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Hux

Hahaha! That was funny.

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gzman501 .

Perfect imitation of Nutty. Completely skewed and full of…

Heath Austin
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This is for example … If the Cold War turned hot during the 1980’s and the Soviets were on American soil and I shot down the Soviet pilots. The Soviet pilots would be treated with respect and hold the Soviet pilots until the U.S. Air Force could arrive to pick the Soviet pilots up and the U.S.A.F. process the Soviet pilots as prisoners of war.

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gzman501 .

For gods sake quit posting…you’re making yourself look even stupider. These are US terrorists, not boy scouts. They kill women and children. They do this s**t to create hatred towards Muslims, get it? No, you don’t.

Heath Austin
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Heath Austin

The Soviet pilots would be alive and if necessary hold a press conference showing the turning over ceremony of the Soviet pilots from American citizen hands to the U.S.A.F.

Andu Bda
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Andu Bda

You are so fuckin stupid considering Russia your enemy. You are classic intoxicated american peopel. Look to your candidates Killary and Trump! The terrorism is the result of the wars that your leaders made against Irak. A fake war based on the “nuclear weapons” found in Irak. So, the biggest terrorists ever lived are Bush Sr., Bush jr. Clinton etc etc. For your knowledge i’m Romanian, not Russian or Arabian!

Kara1234
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Kara1234

Some of us agree with you Andu, and I have Romanian and Russian friends, I am American. Some of us agree the biggest terrorists are Bushes, Cheney, and our wars were false against Iraq. Dont judge a nation because of some Morons.,

Sergiu Paul
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Sergiu Paul

L ai slobozit în gât nasule pe fraierAndu Bda

Andu Bda
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Andu Bda

Sergiu Paul ce era sa-i fac nasule? Sa-i dau mintea, corpul sau vacanta mea?????????????

Greywolf
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If you think Russia is enemy of USA, you are stupid in the same way many americans are… Go to McDonald, eat that poisonous “meal”, drink coca-cola and feel good. Only some russian nukes can treat you.

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You say… “Russia is naturally my enemy”…. WHY?? Aren’t you grown up enough to make up your own mind and not follow the lapdog pablum your government propaganda spoonfeeds you?? I was born and still live in Texas after 70 years…. and Russia is NOT *MY* enemy because I can make up my own mind. The US government is my enemy.
God bless Russia and Mr. Putin.

Ozzie Kennedy
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Ozzie Kennedy

Same old left over Cold War brain washing

Gale
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Gale

You give animals a bad name. These sub human demons are worse than animals.

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DIANA

NO OFFENSE, I AGREE WITH YOU ON ALL, EXCEPT FOR THE WESTERN BRAINWASHING THAT OUR GOVERNMENT HAS DONE TO ALL OF US THROUGH THE LYING MEDIA, THAT RUSSIA IS OUR ENEMY IUR REAL ENEMY IS OUR PRESIDENT AND THE ADMINISTRATIONS RIGHT NOW AND HILLARY ALSO. NATO AND AMERICA WANT A WAR WITH RUSSIA FOR GEO POLITICAL REASONS AS WELL AS MOE MONEY!!! SERIOUSLY WE DONT RECIEVE HNEST NEWS HERE IN THIS COUNTRY , DONT BE DECIEVED.

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gzman501 .

You d**n sure DO NOT speak for Americans, you speak for yourself. How anyone, American or not, can say that Russia is their ‘natural enemy’ is a stupid brainwashed idiot. The fact that you are equating Muslims with this bunch of bought and paid for mercenaries is evidence enough that you’ve bought the Muslim boogeyman facade created by KSA/Israel/US Zionists to use to destroy the world. Putin does not support terrorism, yet he is fighting for Syrians, does that tell you anything?…probably not. You probably aren’t even smart enough to realize that your attitude towards Muslims is the result of… Read more »

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this is appaling these people are not muslims prophet strictly forbade such acts these are animals may they rot in h**l

PetrusApulusPeucetus
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“moderate” rebels…

MILTON HERNANDEZ
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MILTON HERNANDEZ

THEY LOOK LIKE THERE WAS ALIVE..SHOT IN THE HEAD..WHAT A SHAME

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Rick Keating

A very short history lesson: In 732 AD the Muslim Army which was moving on Paris was defeated and turned back at Tours, France, by Charles Martell. …in 1571 AD the Muslim Army/ Navy was defeated by the Italians and Austrians as they tried to cross the Mediterranean to attack southern Europe in the Battle of Lepanto. …in 1683 AD the Turkish Muslim Army, attacking Eastern Europe, was finally defeated in the Battle of Vienna by German and Polish Christian Armies. In 1783 AD when the British Colonies that would become the United States of America gained independence from Great… Read more »

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Lauren666

Well said Rick and the truth is the truth no matter how they try to sugar coat it.The Muslims have indeed been at war with the west for 1000 s of years.

MrBysiorek
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MrBysiorek

They are moderate muslims?

Selim Ibn Ali Abdallah
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Selim Ibn Ali Abdallah

the moderate terrorists..yes

Spellsinger
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Spellsinger

Those are not humans

James Portugal Bustillo
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James Portugal Bustillo

the russian revenge must be terrible…i hope all those bastards will dead with burning phosphorus

chris
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Im really hoping strategic bombers are on the way to battle test the FOAB in large numbers over east aleppo t support the SAA during the same mission that helicopter crew was attempting to support

Magda
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I am sure it will be terrible, russian cowards will just kill some more innocent people including babies. All of u crying bcs of one russian died and yet everyday syrian people are dying from rusia’s bombs. What a hipocrisy.

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gzman501 .

What a retard. Quit reading US press briefings. Look how the US slaughters civilians..what do you say there?

Greywolf
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Greywolf

Those dirty pigs will pay for that for sure! Sooner or later, but they will pay!

Matthew Asheville
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Matthew Asheville

Looking for raw video of specifically the rebels pickup in the video. Want 2 ID the machine gun in the pickup.

Jack Kean
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Jack Kean

Love trumps hate my a*s!

Vlabimir(18+)
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Vlabimir(18+)

@petejohn10 …это женщина,одна из погибших военнослужащих ВС России…

Raffaele La Padula
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Raffaele La Padula

Specnaz are coming 😉

Carlo Cangini
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Carlo Cangini

Heath Austin ……prego

Sla Sid
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Sla Sid

What is the connection betwen the downing and this picture? I mean the usa and isis connection i understand.

Carlo Cangini
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Carlo Cangini

Sla Sid non è rivolto a te,il post ma al signore americano,che dice che la Russia è un nemico per lui,capisse meglio quali sono i suoi nemici nel suo paese.

Heath Austin
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Heath Austin

Non sono sicuro di Quello che sta succedendo con Abu Mosa Nella foto o Questo e photoshopped ?

Carlo Cangini
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Carlo Cangini

Heath Austin questa è realtà,il Senatore sta costruendo l’esercito di criminali ribelli e ISIS ,per demolire uno stato laico ,e darlo al fondamentalismo importante è toglierlo alla Russia ,essendo la Siria strategica per USA ,NATO e compagnia di mostriciattoli

Carlo Cangini
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Carlo Cangini

Heath Austin questa è realtà,il Senatore sta costruendo l’esercito di criminali ribelli e ISIS ,per demolire uno stato laico ,e darlo al fondamentalismo importante è toglierlo alla Russia ,essendo la Siria strategica per USA ,NATO e compagnia di mostriciattoli

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هدهودي الملك
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هدهودي الملك

Hael Sumaya

Salvatore Gitti
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Salvatore Gitti

perchè la Russia è naturalmente tuo nemico?io sono italiano e la Russia è mia amica.

Riad Qarib
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Riad Qarib

Americans aren’t so smart.

Kara1234
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Kara1234

Many are not. Even as An American I can see that. But there are some that are.

Mereuche Iwejuo
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Mereuche Iwejuo

Dont f**k with russland, im sorry for u guys.

Heath Austin
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Heath Austin

C’è un sacco di prove Russia non è amici con l’Italia. C’è solo alleanza militare tra i due paesi.

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@leithfadel There should be a policy to immediately carpet bomb the area around such a crash site.

Rain
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Bastards alDʌulë alḀslamȋë – jackals was born from dirty dog. They need to be destroyed with napalm. d**n your family!

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يتعين على روسيا تعطي استجابة تشتد الحاجة إليها لهؤلاء المتعصبين الخنازير من دون الله، والدولة الإسلامية. لو كنت الرئيس بوتين، وأود أن استخدام حارقة في راب هذا المتمردين الجبان. والله من هذه الخنازير المتمردين متساوون القمامة لهم هناك. والله صحيح، والله الذي هو والذي كان والذي هو الألف والياء البداية والمساعدات نهاية لروسيا لحظر وحرق هؤلاء المرتزقة ومجموعة من المثليين الجبانة من جميع أنحاء منطقة الشرق الأوسط.

Andy
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Andy

Putin,Now or Never bassess Nuk this human shaped EVILS of our planet and finish them like they never born

Yordi Yehualashet
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Yordi Yehualashet

Pearce

Sameh Victor Tanios
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Sameh Victor Tanios

Khaled Fayez

Bruno
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Bruno

Putin will make you pay for this. Get your asses ready.

Wastu Pramudito
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Wastu Pramudito

astagfirullahaladzim

phanatos92h
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phanatos92h

Welcome to Islam..religion of p**s. there you go your “moderate rebels” you call, bunch of bloodthirsty animals and terrorists.

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Con lo rencoroso que son los rusos ya me imagino lo que les esperan a esos animales desalmados apoyados por el civilizado e hipócrita occidente, disque llamados rebeldes moderados pero mas bárbaros a mas no poder. ¡Vaya encrucijada!

apis
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apis

animals

PMierty
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PMierty

bękarty jebane, Putin – zrób z tym gównem porządek !

Greywolf
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Greywolf

Z pewnością zapłacą odpowiednio za to, jak ci, którzy wcześniej zniszczyli rosyjski śmigłowiec podczas misji ratowniczej przy tureckiej granicy. Dostali się później do niewoli, nie zazdroszczę im.

china
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@BungeeWedgie Just guaranteed their own destruction.

George White
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George White

The Eagle and the Bear need to join forces along with any other nation that cares to free themselves from the fear of terrorism and totally destroy this plague on the world.

Antoinette Maghamez Nassta
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Antoinette Maghamez Nassta

Michael Issa Peter Issa

Edward
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Edward

son una basura no tienen honor ni respeto por la vida, ni mucho menos por los caidos

Uros
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Uros

Piscieremo nelle vostre tombe stupidi idioti

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waleed malikw

Although the russians were not there to drop the flowers from the sky but still it is disgusting and the bodies of russians should have been given a proper burial

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2littlebirds1

Two fishy GAS Barrels were dropped on ALEPPO around about same day just on news !

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Elna Kupke

WHATS WRONG WITH MY COMMENT? TOO MUCH TRUTH IN IT???