Bodies of Russian soldiers killed in Syria have been brought to Sevastopol, says a report released by the press service of the Central Intelligence Department of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry, which is called ‘Situation in Syria as of October 20’.

“Russian warplanes have flown 33 sorties, hitting 49 targets in Syria. Russian military command has been stepping up efforts to fly in more personnel to Syria and .

According to incoming intelligence reports, Russians have been sustaining casualties not only due to hostilities but also due to infectious diseases.

“Failure of the Russian military command to ensure proper sanitary conditions has resulted in multiple cases of infectious diseases among Russian servicemen stationed in Syria,” says the report.