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On Wednesday at a meeting of the Public Chamber of the Russian Federation said the Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Antiterrorist Center of the CIS member Marianna Kochubey, reports Tass
"According to the National Anti-Terrorist Committee, from 800 to 1,500 Russian citizens in Syria are fighting on the side of the" Islamic state ", and more than 170 of them died," - said Kochubey.
She added that this statistic applies to the entire period of existence of the "IG".
According to Marianna Kochubei activities supporters "IG" locked and stopped in 23 regions of the country.
According to media reports, Syrian Latakia airport took positions of Russian tanks and artillery.
As reported, the confrontation between Russia and the West on the Syrian issue escalated dramatically after the information about the participation of Russian troops in the fighting on the side of President Bashar Assad.
US officials have warned that if the rumors about the strengthening of the Russian military presence in that country confirmed, it "could lead to a further escalation of the conflict", as well as a direct clash with the forces of the international coalition that is fighting in Syria with "Islamic state." After Washington sent Greece's request to close its airspace for the passage of Russian aircraft with humanitarian aid to Syria. Greece has met.
Later, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Bulgaria refused to grant permission to use from 1 to 24 September airspace to Russian military transport aircraft, traveling from Russia to Syria.
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