Analysis: Russian ‘expendables’ further complicate Syrian war

February 15, 2018 10:15 am janes.com
Analysis: Russian ‘expendables’ further complicate Syrian war

A still from aerial targeting footage broadcast by CNN on 8 February shows a towed artillery piece in Khusham village immediately before it was destroyed in a coalition airstrike during the battle the day before. (CNN) Analysis A battle in eastern Syria involving a large force of Russian mercenaries may have exposed Moscow's inability to control events on the ground. Alternatively, it could have been a high-risk test of the…

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