‘Russian ships gathering off Syria to deter West’

Russia has concentrated five landing ships in the eastern Mediterranean in a show of force  meant to deter Western nations from intervening militarily in Syria, The Sunday Times quoted a Russian diplomat as saying.

According to the report, the ships are carrying military vehicles and hundreds of Russian marines, and are being accompanied by combat vessels.

‘Russian ships gathering off Syria to dete… JPost – Middle East

So the proxy war continues. However, if something goes wrong then it is entirely possible that we could see the jump to a great-power war.

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