While criticizing Russia for «West-2017», NATO is creating a grouping of troops that does not correspond to the scale of the exercises or any other military maneuvers. According to the information coming from the Western Military District of Russia, NATO soldiers were just 30 kilometers from the border of the Kaliningrad region, and the number of NATO troops is increasing. In early 2017, hundreds of tanks, artillery systems as well as other military equipment was delivered to Germany from the USA and then went to the Baltics. In Ukraine, in the city of Ochakov in Mykolaiv region, the construction of the US Marine Corps is in full swing. In Poland, NATO has already deployed a whole mechanized division, and by the end of 2017, the United States will transfer 76 Black Hawk, Apache and Chinook helicopters to Latvia. Military experts emphasize — this is a invasion grouping.
The US SecDef, Mattis, talked about the American and Kurdish losses in the operation of liberation of the Syrian city of Raqqa from ISIS. «I believe that we have 1 KIA taking Raqqa, and the Kurds hava more than 600,» the minister said. According to him, this indicates that the US does not conduct active ground operations in Syria, but only helps the local military.
As we reported earlier, the forces of the Syrian Army continue to liberate Deir ez-Zor. The areas near the city stadium have been recaptured, operations continue in the second largest area of Hamidiyah, the special forces units are approaching the outskirts of the central park. In the conditions of combat in urban areas, government troops have many casualties — according to military intel, on October 30, 20 servicemen were killed. The number of ISIS militants killed are still unknown.
According to the Russian Ministry of Defense, the Russian servicemen from the Russian Centre for the Reconciliation of Opposing Sides in the Syrian Arab Republic delivered a large batch of food products to Aleppo. In addition, medical assistance was provided to 118 citizens.
An explosion occurred in Kabul on Tuesday. 13 people were killed, 13 others were injured. The suicide bomber blew himself up in the diplomatic quarter of Wazir-Akbar-Khan. Most of the dead and injured are civil servants. The area is cordoned off.
The Ukrainian nationalists of the «Carpathian Sich» company, fighting in the Donbass ATO zone, announced that they are holding a march, a historic conference and a rally in Transcarpathia on November 11-12. They plan to conduct a «militaristic march of Glory of the Carpathian Sich» and reward the militants who took part in the punitive operation in the Donbass, and then make an auto rally to the Hungarian inhabited city of Beregovo, where they plan to have a meeting. One of the leaders of the neo-Nazi group C14 said that the veterans of the ATO started preparing for the suppression of a possible Hungarian uprising in Transcarpathia.