According to Russia’s President Vladimir Putin, the Russian Aerospace Forces destroyed almost 30,000 targets, including 200 oil refineries, during the course of the operation in Syria. Over 500 settlements have been liberated from militants since the beginning of Russia’s operation.
“Since the operation beginning, Russian Aerospace Forces conducted 10,000 sorties hitting terrorist targets in the Syrian Arab Republic. More than 30,000 targets were destroyed, including about 200 oil refineries,” Vladimir Putin said during the meeting with Defense Industry heads.
The Russian president believes that the Russian weaponry clearly demonstrated its effectiveness and quality.