Russia: Is Damascus’ Claim Of “1,700 Chechens” Fighting in Syria Correct?

The Syrian Government claimed this week that around 1,700 people of Chechen origin are fighting in Syria, and that those Russian citizens found to be fighting in Syria will be tried and punished under Syrian law, RIA Novosti reports. The announcement, by Syria’s Ambassador to the Russian Federation, Riad Haddad, is another reinforcement of Damascus’s … Continue reading Russia: Is Damascus’ Claim Of “1,700 Chechens” Fighting in Syria Correct?