Ukrainian military in Crimea sent to Syria

Former Ukrainian soldiers who took Russian citizenship are forced to take part in the Syrian conflict.

17 November 2015 09:00

Ukrainian soldiers, who remained in Crimea after Russian occupation, are massively sent to Syria, according to UNN citing its own sources.

Reportedly, the soldiers who took Russian citizenship are massively sent to serve in the Middle East. At the same time, the military are forced either to agree or resign.

Reminder: the Russian Air Forces have started launching air strikes in Syria as of the end of September 2015. According to reports by the Russian Defense Ministry, up to now they have carried out 137 operational sorties hitting 448 infrastructure facilities in the provinces of Aleppo, Damascus, Idlib, Latakia, Raqqa, Hama and Homs.