September 5, 2015

Russian Moves in Syria Pose Concerns for U.S.

WASHINGTON — Russia has sent a military advance team to Syria and is taking other steps the United States fears may signal that President Vladimir V. Putin is planning to vastly expand his military support for President Bashar al-Assad of Syria, administration officials said Friday.

The Russian moves, including the recent transport of prefabricated housing units for hundreds of people to a Syrian airfield and the delivery of... Read more.

NY Times

Related,
Are you Syrious? ‘Putin admits Russia’s aiding Syrian army in war’ – western media claim (video) - RT

Russia Puts Boots on the Ground in Syria - Daily Beast
Russia may be escalating military role in Syria - LA Times

Syria conflict: How far is Russia prepared to bolster Assad? - BBC
Vladimir Putin confirms Russian military involvement in Syria's civil war - Telegraph

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