There were eliminated 160 fighters with Russian citizenship In Syria
Russia’s Foreign Ministry reported that during the start of operations in Syria Syrian government army with the support of military space forces of Russia liquidated 160 fighters with Russian citizenship on the territory of the Syrian Arab Republic.
Participation in terrorist activities is a serious criminal offense in Russia. Since the first Chechen conflict, which from the mid 90s Islamist militants poses a particular threat to Russia. All of the most violent attacks of recent years were committed on the hands of Islamists. It came from the North Caucasus, Tatarstan, Bashkortostan and it came under the influence of radical preachers.
Since the war began in Syria in 2011, most radical elements of Russia went to the war on the side of ISIS. At the beginning of 2015 it was reported a number of military experts citing the Syrian and the military in Syria were consisted of about 2,000 Russian citizens.
Reporting, it was killed 160 militants – not a big and not a small number. Radical elements went to fight on the side of ISIS in Syria and must not return to Russia in any case.