HEMEIMEEM AIR BASE

MOSCOW | Russia claims US led drones toward Russian base in Syria

MOSCOW— Russia‘s deputy defense minister claimed Thursday that a U.S. military aircraft took control of 13 drones over Syria and attempted to have them attack a Russian military base there, but the drones were downed before they could reach their target. Alexander Fomin said the drones were heading toward Hemeimeem air base in Latakia province … Continue reading MOSCOW | Russia claims US led drones toward Russian base in Syria

HEMEIMEEM AIR BASE, Syria | Russia says drone attacks on its Syria base have increased

HEMEIMEEM AIR BASE, Syria  — Russian air defense assets in Syria have downed 45 drones targeting their main base in the country, its military said Thursday. The Russian Defense Ministry spokesman, Maj. Gen. Igor Konashenkov, said that five of them were shot down in the last three days near the Hemeimeem air base. The base … Continue reading HEMEIMEEM AIR BASE, Syria | Russia says drone attacks on its Syria base have increased