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Scores of Russian mercenaries reportedly killed by US airstrikes in Syria

The Guardian / World 96 sources

Scores of Russian mercenaries were reportedly killed when US forces carried out air strikes against a pro-regime force in eastern Syria last week, according to US and Russian reports.

Pentagon defends airstrike that reportedly killed 'dozens' of Russian mercenaries in Syria

CNBC / U.S.

The U.S. is defending an airstrike on pro-Syrian government forces last week that reportedly killed Russian mercenaries.

US Strikes Killed Scores of Russia Fighters in Syria, Sources Say

Bloomberg / News

U.S. forces killed scores of Russian mercenaries in Syria last week in what may be the deadliest clash between citizens of the former foes since the Cold War, according to one U.S. official and three Russians familiar with the matter. More…

Russia mercenaries killed by US troops in Syria gun battle

The Times / Life

US troops killed dozens of Russian mercenaries in Syria in the deadliest clash between the former Cold War foes in decades, according to sources in three different countries. A US official said that 100 fighters loyal to President Assad of…

US-led strikes kill 100 RUSSIANS in first armed conflict between nations since Vietnam War

Daily Express

US-BACKED strikes killed scores of Russian soldiers who were attempted to attack an American base in eastern Syria last week.

Russians 'killed in US Syria air strikes'

BBC / News

At least two Russian fighters died in US air strikes in Syria last week, their associates tell the BBC.

US reportedly killed as many as 100 Russian fighters in Syria attack

New York Post

American military forces killed as many as 100 Russian mercenaries during an attack on a US-held base in Syria last week, according to a report on Tuesday. Scores of soldiers, mostly a mix of Russians and Ukrainians fighting on the side of…

Scores of Russians killed by US in Syria

The Week UK

Credits; STRINGER/AFP/Getty Images; Alt Text; Syrian government forces fighting in Deir Ezzor

Airstrikes kills Russian forces attacking U.S. base: reports

CTV News / World

An unknown number of Russian military contractors were killed in a ferocious U.S. counterattack in Syria last week, reports say. But U.S. Defence Secretary Jim Mattis and other U.S. officials said they have no such information on…

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