The Kremlin has commented on media reports about Russian casualties in Syria
MOSCOW, 2 Jun — RIA Novosti. The Ministry of defence — the only source of official information about Russian casualties in Syria, said the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov.
He urged journalists to be guided by exactly the data of the military.
So the press Secretary of the head of state responded to a request for comment on the publication of the Agency “Reuters” about the growing number of casualties among Russian military personnel in Syria.
According to official figures in the Arab Republic since the start of the year killed ten Russian military, but, according to estimates by the media, it is at least about 40 Russians killed since the beginning of the year.
According to “Reuters”, among them 21 private military specialist military and 17, the status of two could not be established.
On the question of whether you see the Kremlin grounds for vetting of the military Department after the publication, Peskov replied in the negative.
“If there are any in Syria, the Russian citizens as volunteers and so forth, it has nothing to do with the state and to the Ministry of defense is irrelevant, so the information here need to have “Reiter’s” interested in where and what their sources are,” added the spokesman.