Russia Gives Assad Regime Strike Aircraft The Syrian Air Force is getting ten new Su-24M2 Fencer D all-weather strike aircraft courtesy of Vladimir Putin. The regime of Bashir al-Assad received two right away with the other eight coming soon. By Harold Hutchison The Syrian Air Force is getting ten new Su-24M2 Fencer D all-weather strike aircraft courtesy of Vladimir Putin. The regime of Bashir al-Assad received two right away with the other eight coming soon. As a result the Syrians gain…
South Ossetia’s president said the small country wants to hold a referendum of “special form” to join Russia as one of its regions. The move is to help unite the once separated Ossetian people and safeguard it from various threats for decades to come.
Russia invades Georgia and occupies South Ossetia and Abkhazia under President Vladimir Putin. Since then he has very unofficially invaded Ukraine and very officially annexed Crimea. Maybe if Time had a Top 100 International Thugs.
Whole families living in tents who had lost there homes in South Ossetia
President Vladimir Putin signed a treaty with Georgia's rebel South Ossetia region on Wednesday that almost completely integrates it with Russia, alarming Georgia and the West a year after Moscow took over Crimea. Tbilisi described the "alliance and integration" treaty as a "move aimed at annexation" and the United States and European Union said they would not recognize the agreement, which the EU depicted as a threat to regional security and stability.