Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Russian Soldier Is Shot At On Live TV While Praising The New Syria Cease-Fire

Washington Post: Watch a Russian soldier shot at on live TV while praising the new Syria cease-fire

BEIRUT — When Russia’s Ministry of Defense organized a live news broadcast from the Syrian city of Aleppo on Tuesday, the goal was to illuminate Russia’s role in helping secure the cease-fire introduced the previous day.

Instead, the event became a reminder of the enormity of the challenge of bringing peace to Syria.

In a video of the broadcast posted on social media by Russian news media, a Russian officer stands in front of the camera alongside a Syrian army officer. He begins by giving a brief explanation of the cease-fire, part of a U.S.-Russian agreement to try to end Syria's war.

The cease-fire “generally is holding,” he says, speaking from Castello Road, an important access route into Aleppo.

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WNU Editor: Talk about a photo-op going wrong.


Anonymous said...

I wonder if those are Russian soldiers in the background???

RussInSoCal said...

And no second chances for bravery in the Russian Mil. Whatever rank the senior man had, its now reduced.