“Individual budget”. The defense Ministry told about the financing of the operation in Syria


RIA Novosti

A senior source RIA Novosti, the defense Ministry told that the Russian operation in Syria is financed by the General budget of the military Department, and specifically money on it is not isolated. This is reported by the Rambler/news.

“A separate budget for the operation in Syria there,” – said the Agency interlocutor.

Air and space forces of Russia carry out in Syria a military operation against the militants since September 30, 2015, at the request of President Bashar al-Assad. The Russian aviation group in Syria included more than 50 aircraft and helicopters, including su-24M, su-25 and su-34.

In addition, in October, to the Syrian coast went the ship group of the Northern fleet, which included the only Russian aircraft carrier “Admiral Kuznetsov”. Russian ships attacked by terrorists in the Syrian provinces of Idlib and HOMS.