The defense Ministry denied reports about the execution in Syria of Russian military

The Russian defense Ministry has denied recent media reports about the capture and execution of a Russian soldier, who had served in Syria. On Tuesday, may 9, RIA Novosti reported.

“Cause condemnation of the actions of individual media regularly reproduce information to international terrorist groups”, — noted in the defense Ministry.

Earlier Tuesday, the Agency Reuters with reference to the organization SITE Intelligence Group, which monitors the Internet activity of radical groups, said that banned terrorist organization “Islamic state” has uploaded a video which allegedly beheaded captured Russian spy.

2 of may it became known about the death of the Colonel of the Russian army, military adviser Alexei Buchelnikov, who was killed in Syria by a sniper militants. It is part of a group of Russian military conducted the combat training of personnel of the Syrian artillery units when the militants opened fire.