A highly-ranked Russian serviceman was severely wounded in Syria, said Chief Intelligence Department of Ukraine’s Defense Ministry. “The Russian side takes new casualties in the Syrian conflict. A high-ranked and heavily wounded Russian serviceman has been taken to Burdenko’s Chief Military Hospital”, the Chief Intelligence Department said.
On September 30, a wing of Russian Air Force delivered the first air strike on Syria. Russian President Vladimir Putin noted that Syrian army will receive air support, without Russia’s part in ground operations”.