Russian military police in the city of Deir ez-Zor
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MOSCOW, September 20. /TASS/. Militants “dzhebhat an-Nusra” (banned in the RF group) launched a large-scale offensive on the positions of Syrian troops in the area of de-escalation “Idlib” in order to disrupt the successful promotion of government troops near the Deir ez-Zor. This was announced on Wednesday by the chief of the Main operations Directorate of the General staff of the armed forces of the Russian Federation Sergey rudskoy.