Russian pilots, members of the antiterrorist operation in Syria, increasingly under attack by unknown assailants. Not so long ago appeared on the Internet the next video, which shows how the helicopter fired at Russian videoconferencing. However, analysts have difficulty with identifying the attackers. According to some of them extremists fired at the helicopter, may belong to including the so-called moderate opposition. However, as the head of the analytical center of The Future of Freedom Foundation, in all of Syria, anti-government forces resorted to violence and therefore can not be called moderate.
Russian air strikes on the positions of the terrorists in Syria are the focus of the world media. At the same time military pilots that these strikes were, feel the enormous pressure.
The main threat to Russian pilots are those terrorists with whom they are fighting.
On the Internet there was a video in which the unknown opened fire on the helicopter, commits sortie. To what kind of group they are armed men, could not be established. Analysts said the TV channel RT, it may be a so-called moderate opposition.
"The US is trying to present these people" freedom fighters "," moderate radicals. "But this war is no "moderate" No, all groups - it is the extremists, the people who resort to violence. It is quite likely that the United States supplied the gun that fired on the Russian aviation and the military. That is why the situation became extremely dangerous "- sums up the president of the analytical center of The Future of Freedom Foundation, Jacob Hornberger.
"Those who support the opposition, fear for their project. They realize it all these years, more than four years, these people delivering advanced weapons, including anti-aircraft and anti-tank. Now they worry that things may not go according to their plan. The Russian intervention radically changed the situation in Syria, "- said, in turn, the coordinator of the anti-war coalition ANSWER Richard Becker.