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Friday, April 13, 2018 20:49
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Damascus skies erupt with anti-aircraft fire as the U.S. launches an attack on Syria targeting different parts of the Syrian capital Damascus, Syria, early Saturday, April 14, 2018. Syria’s capital has been rocked by loud explosions that lit up the sky with heavy smoke as U.S. President Donald Trump announced airstrikes in retaliation for the country’s alleged use of chemical weapons. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

Russian Ambassador to the United States Anatoly Antonov has posted the first official response from the country regarding the allied strikes on chemical weapons targets in Syria that took place late Friday night.

Here is a screenshot of the Facebook post from the Russian Embassy, and below is the text typed out.

Statement by the Ambassador of Russia to the USA Anatoly Antonov on the strikes on Syria

The worst apprehensions have come true. Our warnings have been left unheard.

A pre-designed scenario is being implemented. Again, we are being threatened. We warned that such actions will not be left without consequences.

All responsibility for them rests with Washington, London and Paris.

Insulting the President of Russia is unacceptable and inadmissible.

The U.S. – the possessor of the biggest arsenal of chemical weapons – has no moral right to blame other countries.

These were coordinated strikes by the United States, France, and Britain. Secretary Mattis reported that the payload was much heavier this year than similar strikes last year.

Sec. Mattis: ‘We used a little over double the number of weapons this year than we used last year. It was done on targets that we believe were selective, to hurt the chemical weapons program. We confined it to the chemical weapons type targets.” #SyriaStrikes #Syria

— Caleb Howe (@CalebHowe) April 14, 2018

He also warned that there would be disinformation. Though he didn’t specifically say Russia, he was clear in what he was referring to. Russia earlier on Friday attempted to frame the chemical attacks as essentially a frame job. Mattis references that in his remark.

Mattis with a precision strike of his own, aimed right at Russia:
“Based on recent experience we fully expect a significant disinformation campaign over the coming days by those who have aligned themselves with the Assad regime.” #Syria #Russia

— Caleb Howe (@CalebHowe) April 14, 2018

It’s going to get worse before it gets better.

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  • 2QIK4U


  • 2QIK4U

    It’s not about supporting Trump. It’s about defeating the New World Order illuminati take over isn’t it?

    • Fringe Design Lab

      The “new world order” take over is being led by communist china and closet communist russia. They will not impede freedom and will face the consequences.

  • 2QIK4U

    Unless THIS latest tweets are Trump warning Russia ? Remember he doesn’t like to say what he’s doing militarily remember… I wish :(

  • Ideas Time

    I think that Russia knows we hate it too but can not stop them. We get it and we the American people are not Russia’s enemy, the cabal is.

  • Morgawr

    Is it me or do things not add up, Russian response should be instant, shoot missiles out of the sky, why wait to respond, is their more to this or is my brain in overdrive ?

    • Anonymous

      “or is my brain in overdrive ?”

      Relax. That has never happened to a BINNER.

  • HypothesisFree

    It appears Russia was going to attack, and the U.S. was threatened into stopping the attack
    This is probably the case. When this started, it was “going to be sustained, lasting days”. Then a large number of Russian planes took off, and suddenly America stopped attacking after only about an hour. Here’s what that adds up to:

    A threat was made that a 7000 MPH hypersonic missile was going to go into the center of the U.S. fleet with a megaton warhead. This is pure speculation, but think about it -
    How do you go from “we are going to attack in waves, for days” to “an hour into the battle let’s call it quits”? And it is now confirmed that the Russian missile systems knocked out virtually ALL American cruise missiles, resulting in a totally failed missile attack. A few planes dropped bombs and then went home, with nothing returning. I think America quit because:

    1. Russian defenses worked perfect, and America was watching it’s missiles go POOF on computer screens before they reached their targets, and

    2. Russian war planes took off after the air defenses were very well proven, with confirmed destruction of practically all cruise missiles. That alone would not stop an American attack, but if any planes were carrying nukes it sure would, if it was proven Russian air defenses would escort those planes to their targets unscathed.

    The big proof: the “days long attack” lasted about an hour. SOMETHING HAPPENED.

    The reporting is in it’s early stages, but I do know the lights were supposed to go out, and they did not. It is now completely confirmed that Syrians are now partying, in celebration of the attack being a failure. UPDATE: It is getting early confirmation. Now the claims are that the air defense systems were so effective that no major targets were hit by missiles and that the missile attack was for practical purposes fully neutralized. No generating stations, Assad’s palace is fine, no significant targets hit. Over 100 U.S. missiles launched, and no significant targets were hit. Russia is gloating over how well their missiles worked.

    The reports on this are too early for details, other than they are definitely partying.

    Evidently what we were getting through the American media was a lie. Maybe Russia did EXCELLENT. FACT: Syrians are already having mass gatherings rejoicing at how the attack was repelled. Evidently the Russian missile systems did excellent and prevented a majority of American missiles from hitting their targets, as well as flustering war planes well enough to prevent them from having fully successful bombing runs. Time will tell, but for now Syrians are partying. That’s really not what I expected to hear after the sun came up there. Only a full assessment will confirm whether or not the partying was justified.

    Jim Stone

  • King of Shambhala

    Obama’s the Antichrist.
    His real name is Barry Parks.
    You’ll be saved if you spread the news.

    • The Ferrett

      What an absolute stupid, demon possessed nutcase you are – really . . !!

      • King of Shambhala

        The Ferrett is a paid shill working for Obama the Antichrist.
        Watch out, Jesus warned about those false christs like The Ferrett in the end times.
        The end times’ Armageddon is now.

      • King of Shambhala

        Who pays you to keep on lyng The Ferrett?
        Obama’s real name is Barry Parks, born in Topeka, Kansas and you know it.
        The day of his victory-celebration the number 666 was drawn in the lottery in his home state so he’s the Antichrist BEYOND ANY POSSIBLE DOUBT.

    • Hayduke

      Shut up.

      • King of Shambhala

        Why are the mental trolls so upset about this? Something to hide much huh?
        Obama’s real name is Barry Parks, born in Topeka, Kansas and you know it.
        The day of his victory-celebration the number 666 was drawn in the lottery in his home state so he’s the Antichrist BEYOND ANY POSSIBLE DOUBT.

    • Andy

      there is no christ and no anti-christ – jesus never lived

      ohBummer is a has-been, a nothing

      you are clinical KoS

      • King of Shambhala

        there is no christ and no anti-christ – jesus never lived

        ohBummer is a has-been, a nothing

        you are clinical KoS”

        Yeah, sure suckeeeer!

        How much does Obama the Antichrist PAY YOU to say he’s a nothing and try to excuse his crimes away to get off SCOT FREE?

  • Pink Slime

    I do not fear a country where the leader is a kleptomaniac and stole a Super Bowl Ring from an American businessman. After we beat Syria we should march straight to Moscow and get that RING BACK!

    Oh, the midget will give it back. Warthogs and and Raptors circling his little palace.

    • Andy

      after we beat Syria? your delusions abound – after 16 yrs you cannot beat goat herders with AK’s & RPG’s

      stick to those fantasy fairy-tales Pink – reality is simply beyond you

  • Philo

    This kind of stupidity , criminal stupidity can only be expected from America and its ‘leaders’. If only the Russians were willing to do all they are accused of .We the slaves of the Empire would be freed within the hour. But Russia has a sane leadership contrary to the so called West. These Russian leaders know that if the madness has to stop it can only happen if enough Americans sober up collect what sanity they have left and kill off their entire so called leadership. But Americans are unable and unwilling to do that. More than a hundred years of ever softer living the American Dream, have weakened them in mind and body. They are degenerates just like the Romans when their Empire fell.
    Good luck to the lot of you ,fighting your best friends those ‘bad Russkies’

  • Freeus

    Makes no sense that when Trump is ready to pull out of Syria, they do an attack. Trump isn’t stupid he has no control over the powers that be. I believe he got his warning after several planes came down and 13 were killed that he is playing the “bomb Syria” game for the powerful money wielding Military Industrial Complex the biggest psych-op.


    Today, Saturday there was going to be an inspection team to determine what possible chemicals and location. The US military were fully aware of this and it appears the bombing was deliberate to prevent the chemical inspection. Is it possible that some of the US bombs had chemicals that would provide proof that was needed to implicate Assad? The US wants to build a gas pipe line to Europe thru Syria, however Putin already had an agreement well before the US. What is most reveling is the US pipe line had to go
    thru Syria and be paid in US dollars. The Russia pipe line is to be in Russian currency. Understand the BRICS agreement which will provide a new currency backed by Gold including China and Russia thereby greatly weakening the US dollar. Remember that Putin said an attack against Syria was an attack against Russia. Well Mr. Bolten, your out-done.

  • Gordon

    Its the first time I felt lied to by Trump. Russia says no chemical weapons, Assad says no chemical weapons, and numerous US voices say no chemical weapons. I guess that makes the Trump the source of disinformation.

  • TC

    It was a precision strike on their own integrity, and many say it was destroyed. But like the chemical weapons, maybe it wasn’t ever really there in the first place.

  • beLIEve

    Defense Secretary Mattis Admits There Was No Evidence Assad Used Poison Gas on His People
    Ian Wilkie on 2018-04-11

    In Case You Missed It

  • ElPolacko

    There were many people that were opposed to this strike including me. I was worried that President Trump was being goaded into this attack by the Globalists. It doesn’t matter now…it’s done. No dead servicemen, poison gas production will stop and no WWIII. I can live with that. What it did, again, is prove to the Russians and Muslims that if they get too radical we will step on them. The Obama era of appeasement and cowardice is over and there is a new sheriff in town. Russia can squeal all they want…there is a big difference between a punitive strike for the war crime of using a WMD against your own people and what Putin did in Soviet Georgia and the Ukraine. If the UN Security Council condemns Trump for protecting the Syrian people then it is time to GET OUT OF THE UN!!! I support President Trump and thank God every day that Hillary isn’t our President. Amen..!

    • Andy

      sheeple idiot, i would inform you of the facts, but you believe the lies of MSM propaganda

      Russia is both innocent and sane – the U.S. is the greatest criminal rogue nation this species has ever seen – you are an idiot

  • Qrob

    This post is just reposting the same exact thing that was posted yesterday.

    Russia tried to stall the bombing my moving ships to the area to do “Maneuvers”. Doing this was supposed to cause Washington to take a step back and pause. Trumps bouncing back and forth threw Russia off and now they have to figure out what to do. Putin is in the middle of an election. Notice how the Russian ambassador states “Insulting the President of Russia is unacceptable and inadmissible.” That’s their main concern atm.

    Anyone believing that Russia shot down all of the US missiles and believes everything all these “Bloggers” say needs help. No one will know the truth until it has been revealed. Everyone has an opinion just like everyone has an ***hole.

    • Andy

      anyone believing that the democratically elected DOCTOR Assad gassed his own people at the moment of victory, while organising the proxy fighters to get out of Dhouma is an imbecile

      want to accuse someone of a heinous crime? you better have some EVIDENCE

  • Tedx

    As in last year’s attack on Syria, the Trump administration arranged a completely impotent strike in rural areas well away from Russian troops, so fluoride-lobotomized Americans will believe Trump is strong and not in collusion with Russia. By limiting the attack to cabbage patches after outdated air defense missiles reportedly downed 71 of the 100 rockets fired, the US armada in the Mediterranean was spared certain destruction by the Russians.
    Trump prevented a serious escalation by delivering an impotent strike, but he still lost what is left of his base. The Neocons will simply stage another false flag to put more pressure on Trump to start WW3. Hopefully, the one-term president will hold back until the next election, where he can walk away without being used to destroy the world.

  • truck driver

    There was an article that says annanokie, reptoids and reptilians are fighting Russia and Turkey in Syria from planet x videos but I don’t see that article up anymore

  • The Watcher


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