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Russia Retaliation Begins - Ferocious Bombings and Cruise Missile Attacks Ongoing

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- Nov 25, 2015

Russia HAS begun retaliating for the death of its downed pilot by engaging in ferocious attacks of Syrian Rebels along the border with Turkey. Dozens of aircraft and cruise missiles inbound right now.  IT is a ferocious onslaught!

In Syria, just across the border from Turkey, is a group of people who refer to themselves as “Turkmen.”  They are an ethnic minority in Syria, but have been there for ages.

Who are the Turkmen?

Turkmen children at a displaced children’s camp. (Miguel Medina/AFP/Getty Images)

Turkmen (not to be confused with people from Turkmenistan) are spread across several Middle Eastern countries but are mostly concentrated in Syria and Iraq. Their total population is thought to range from 1.5 to 3.5 million, though reliable estimates are hard to come by. Of those, somewhere in the range of 100,000 to 200,000 likely live in Syria, mostly in the country’s north near the Turkish border.

The Turkmen arrived in what’s now Syria centuries ago, as various different Turkic empires — first the Seljuks, then the Ottomans — encouraged Turkish migration into the territory to counterbalance the local Arab majority. Under Bashar al-Assad’s rule, the mostly Sunni Muslim Turkmen in Syria were an oppressed minority, denied even the right to teach their own children in their own language (a Turkish dialect).

However, the Turkmen didn’t immediately join the anti-Assad uprising in 2011. Instead, they were goaded into it by both sides. Assad persecuted them, treating them as a potential conduit for Turkish involvement in the Syrian civil war. Turkey, a longtime enemy of Assad, encouraged the Turkmen to oppose him with force. Pushed in the same direction by two major powers, the Turkmen officially joined the armed opposition in 2012.

Since then, they’ve gotten deeply involved in the civil war, receiving significant amounts of military aid from Ankara. Their location has brought them into conflict with the Assad regime, ISIS, and even the Western-backed Kurdish rebels (whom Turkey sees as a threat given its longstanding struggle with its own Kurdish population). Today, the Syrian Turkmen Brigades — the dominant Turkmen military faction — boast as many as 10,000 fighters, per the BBC, though the real number could be much lower.

Russia and the Turkmen

Turkmen rebel fighter in Syria. (JM Lopez/AFP/Getty Images)

The Turkmen role in the conflict has put them directly in Russia’s crosshairs. The Russians, contrary to their stated goal of fighting ISIS, have directed most of their military efforts to helping Assad’s forces fight rebels. The Turkmen have clashed repeatedly with Assad and his allies in the north — which led to Russian planes targeting Turkmen militants last week.

Turkey was not happy, and called in the Russian ambassador to register its disapproval. “It was stressed that the Russian side’s actions were not a fight against terror, but they bombed civilian Turkmen villages and this could lead to serious consequences,” the Turkish foreign ministry said in a description of the meeting provided to Reuters.

And indeed, something “serious” happened Tuesday morning, when Turkish fighter planes shot down the Russian warplane. Turkey claimed the attack happened because the Russian plane violated its airspace, a claim that seems quite plausible. That might well be all that’s going on here.

But it’s also possible that the Turkish actions were influenced by Russia’s attack on the Turkmen. The Russian plane appeared to have been flying over Syrian Turkmen territory at one point. It’s possible that the Turks were, at least in part, attempting to send a message about Russian aggression in Turkmen territory.

“In recent days, thousands of civilians have fled over the border, saying they feared Russian bombing raids in support of regime forces in [a Turkmen-populated] area … the clash that led to the downing of the Russian jet today may be connected to that fighting,” Telegraph Middle East correspondents Louisa Loveluck and Richard Spencer write.

This would be consistent with what we’ve been hearing from Turkish officials recently. “Turkish media and officials have for weeks highlighted the plight of Syria’s small ethnic Turkmen population,” BuzzFeed’s Borzou Daragahi writes. One Turkish official, according to a report in Turkey’s Hurriyet newspaper, told Russian officials that “Turkey won’t be indifferent to attacks targeting the life security of Turkmen.”

Regardless of whether that was a motivating factor behind Turkey’s actions on Tuesday, one thing is for sure: The Turkmen are clearly a growing source of tension between Russia and Syria, making them yet another complication in Syria’s already-complicated civil war.


Russia wasted no time in retaliating against the Turkmen for shooting at, and likely killing, the downed Russian pilot as he dropped helplessly with his parachute from his crippled aircraft.  Just minutes ago, (9:00 AM EST) an enormous barrage of Russian Cruise Missiles launched from Russian warships in the Mediterranean, began exploding in the region where the Russian pilot was killed yesterday.

In addition, at least twelve (12) Russian bombers / attack fighters, began precision bombing of Turkman facilities and villages in Syria, all along the Turkish border.   The attack is so ferocious, Turkey put its Border Troops on elevated “alert” then raised that status to “Full Alert” because the Russian attacks just kept getting bigger.



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    • Leo

      Give’em hell Putin, Give’em Hell :grin:

    • Wretched Infidel

      Remember Nov 27, 2015 looks like a day which will be BAD for Americans especially…

      re: Thanksgiving, and the DAy After, which is my most scary immediate concern for my unaware brethren in the Christian way.

      ‘THE DAY AFTER’ the thanks to Baal: November 27, Black Friday

      11-27, Day After Thanksgiving to Baal/Cronus/Saturn, Ceres/Isis, and their (Satan’s) baby-saviour

      is 9-27, which is 9 (three times 9, 27) which is 999.

      it is not only double nines, BUT it is as clear a signal as you can ever have: a triple 9, the number of the Beast.

      but which implicates & condemns all who participate in this celebration and custom.

      999 is 666, yes, but even BETTER. (WORSE)

      You got 11 (eleven, chaos, destruction, rebellion, frequency-raising) 27 (2 + 7) = 11-9
      which in the Satanic Paradigm is THE SAME as 9-11.

      You have also, in the date 11-27, a nine, because of what I wrote you from Wake Up My People’s posting that Nov is actually literally ‘Nine’, (calendar-changing in Rome) 9-27

      9-27 is both 9-9 double nines
      9-999 the month Nov, which is 9, (now also our month number 11)
      9 and 11 have been used for chaos-raising and destruction bloodletting sacrifice to the God Saturn/Satan ‘The Lord God’: Baal Gudh, Bel Gad
      a triplet of nines. (666 turned over)
      which is four nines 9 four times = 36
      which again is 9, 18, as well as 36 all signifying Satan. Remember the tyrannical 36 months, from your Bibles…we are in it, we lead it

      Aquarius (aka Age of Horus, Golden Age of Saturn, Zeus, “New Age”, Luciferian Age) is the 11th Zodiac. The ‘Water Bearer’… Remember is very bad, against all humanity, Dragon, flood of water, Zeus was a child (Ganymede, the boy) rapist and kidnapper. Who else is doing this? Make at first just two quick choices. Muslims and Catholic Church come immediately to mind. They are known for this crime. And The Beast must be fed humans’ blood to bring in fully, then, to maintain it/him.

      11 and 9 are all over this day. The symbols are all there. On it, stamped like a seal, or a degree or tattoos, all over November 27. It is the 28th day since the airliner full of Russians was hit by Isis. It is 9-11 and it is also 666, but it is even worse: 999: That is the Beast in all his sacred glorified perfection, completely and you cannot say no one told you or alerted you all to this ugly, horrible abomination: Thanksgiving? Hell, you all need to refuse it categorically. The Day After, on November 27, intrinsic to the Holy Day Before, is a Feast To The Beast: it is his kind of feast, back to back with yours, ostensibly in honour to the Creators of the Bible? NOT> to Saturn, the Horned One, The Hidden God, of the Latin Mass, which like Christmas, loves you to celebrate your own death, destruction and bloodshed.

      They cannot ‘make’ you do this; you agree to do this.

      NOV 22, 2015, 2:23 PM

      • Judge Roy Bean

        It is not 36 months as you stated, it is 42 months.

        We are yet a ways off from the Great Tribulation, Probably around 9 1/2 years. Hosea 6:1-2 is a clue and then adjusting for incorrect starting of calendar.

        • The Seer

          Why is it that Muslims want to usher in the end of the world so that Allah can appear and Christians want the same and want Jesus to appear

          Don’t the none religious like me get a say in this topsy turby world ——-✈ 💃💨

    • defineaproblem

      Andrew Korybko writting for Global Research make a good case that USA setup Turkey and Russia.
      Turkey had to know in advance how NATO would react. This is why Turkey called the special meeting ASAP. However, Erdogan could not have know that US military would purposely leak a statement saying that the Turkey downed the Russian plane in Syrian airspace.

      Was this another April Glaspie moment? Did Erdogan get setup based on the likely response of Russia and Turkey and the economic damage it would cause?
      It is clear that there was much to loose and little to gain by Turkey’s action.
      Russia can easily back the Kurds like Andrew Korybko states in his article. Erdogan can continue to support the Turkmen in Syria. But it is now clear Syria and its allies will make every attempt to secure the boarder with Turkey.

      No when you look at what Erdogn gains out of this action and what Turkey will loose, this action smells like a April Glaspie moment!

      • Judge Roy Bean

        More people did in the 209th century form godless communism than any other time is history, the work of communism is still in progress by other names as deceptions.

        True Christianity doe not harm anyone as an aggressor but are allowed to defend.

    • Mr Lightbeam

      So what If Russia crossed a little bit of Turkey.
      That little bit jutting out only takes seconds to cross at jet speeds.
      Turkey obviously are trying to set the cat amongst the pigeons.
      I do not blame Putin as Muslims all band together and back stab.
      I myself do not want to be taken over by a Muslim world and that Is what they all plan to do.
      The Muslim population Is not ready for a peaceful world,they still live in biblical times.

      • JKnTX

        So do the Hebrews as well as the Christians. One good nuclear or chem/bio war is going to ruin ALL our days.

    • JKnTX

      “Turkmen rebel fighter in Syria. (JM Lopez/AFP/Getty Images)”

      And that is what you are going to fight the Russians (and Chinese) with?
      The slope has a “rifle” that looks like a fire sale at Bushmaster blew up all over it…

    • Pink Slime


      Bring in the missile SS-400 defense system zone giving Russian complete air autonomy for their jets and POUND that region to DUST!

      Lot of low IQ people will be blown to BITS!

      • JKnTX

        They have a cruiser sitting out there in the Med that can already do just that.

      • Judge Roy Bean

        I don’t believe the SS-400 defense system is for sale at the present time. It does sound like a good system rivaling or surpassing American technology.

        • HerusaAustsaAusar

          The Russians dont need to sell themselves the 400′s dummy…they make em ps they have 500s too do you know the difference??

    • Truembaster

      Haha! Looks like Russia gonna roast Turkey for this Xmas! :lol:

    • Takealook

      Yes! Wipe them out and any worthless cowardly American pilots that are traitors to America for supporting ISIS.
      What a disgusting country America has become after murdering it’s last real president Kennedy. Now we have
      a racist sodomite terrorist supporting piece of filth pretending to lead our country. Leading us straight to hell.

      • JKnTX

        The last real American President we had was indeed JFK, may he rest in peace.

        • TRUTHY1

          All the “Presidents” have blood on their hands JFK was no exception. He put on the show that he was going to do good for America but behind the scenes the different factions of Canaanites battle each other for control. He got what he deserved but not for the reasons we are given.

          • JKnTX

            I think you will find ALL of us have blood on our hands, you will buy the farm in your time as well. At least JFK put himself in harm’s way for his country. PT-109 got cut in half by a Japanese destroyer and he could at any point been turned into a shark chew toy. Enjoy the ride comrade taxpayer!

    • roachclip

      The best part is without checking all of you believe this nonsense. Russia didn’t bomb any Turkmen nor do anything yet besides put a battle cruiser out on high alert. You people are retarded, and I’m using that in the most PC was I can.

      • JKnTX

        I hate to break this to you, but the “battle cruiser” became obsolete after Jutland in 1916, now who looks juvenile?

    • ozcabal

      This is FAKE ! These pictures are copies of old news stories. This entire this is a fast.
      Sorry to disappoint.

    • bo2o

      Turkmen and Erdogan shot themselves in both feet. Pathetic.

    • Bob

      My Post Removed Again ~ Shame ! The Truth Does Hurt Mnr Die Editor….

      • VirusGuard

        Please let me see this post again and i will say if it was a fair delete or not.

        Odd posts of mine get deleted here and i always go back at the mods if i don’t think it was fair but as a peer let me judge your post and see if i can agree with the mod.

        Above Top Secret is the worlds worse for using double standards in T&C to push an agendar, i will not stand for any of that and that is why i post here.

    • VirusGuard

      Clealy Turkey shoot the bomber down to offer some peotection for the Turkman rebels as if to warn Russia that these are our bitches, leave them alone.

      I can understand these Turkmen not being happy with the Syria government but it does not seem to me that they are fully on side with ISIS so maybe Russia should cut them some slack if they stop fighting government forces they should be left alone.

      Time for Turkey to fess up to the truth and admit the Russian fighrt did not enter Turkey and pay some compensation to Russia so i will be calling Mr Putin in a few seconds to ask him to hold off now the point has been made.

    • Mr Lightbeam


    • libsarescum

      BEAUTIFUL!!! A mushroom cloud over Ankara would be nice too.

    • jennyG

      Why do my votes not work?
      The selected comment lights up green, that is all, stays the same as before. :cry:

      • ShadowViperHissatsu

        maybe log in then log out

    • Dyan Bermeo

      Russia bombed a Trukey Convoy and the mainstream media is not reporting it /events/2015/11/breaking-russia-strikes-turkey-convoy-7-dead-2434200.html

      • VirusGuard

        Maybe because they know that this aid convoy was supplying weapons to terrorist groups and not food or medical supplies.

        Don’t worry if they had any dirt on Russia that could be twisted then it would be on the BBC before you could blink so maybe KGB agents called the bombers in but so far i don’t think anyone knows who or what blew the trucks up

      • JKnTX

        Or maybe Uncle missed a tad with one of his anti ISIS/ISIL “Let’s kill the desert!” airstrikes?

    • Big dog.../small fish...

      I’m glad to see Russia take that one head on. Enough of American meddling all across the globe!

    • Anonymous

      If the Turkmen are a little tribe of little significance that are caught between coercion of both Damascus and Ankara, and are handed arms to ‘defend themselves’ in an supposed ‘Arab spring uprising’ where no such thing was really at hand other then in the devilish minds behind desks in the USA and IISISraël,

      when such misled little people kill a pilot that is spraying them with bombs from above, one has to understand these are the hazards of warfare.

      The real perpetraitors here are the USA and IISISraël, with Turkey’s premier who stole his last election as the proxy.

      The real perpetraitors, USA, IISISraël and the wedding parties of Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s extended family of crooks should be the real target of a Russia insulted.

      Taking massive industrial military scale revenge on a little people that is misled to defend their home territory is dumb foul dishonorable cowardice.

      Pick an opponent your own size stupid.

    • JKnTX

      If they shot the aircrew dead in their ‘chutes, then that is the absolute worst mistake they could have made. The Japanese did this at times during WW-2, but in that case, it was a culture thing where they thought they were saving a defeated foe the disgrace of returning to his people alive from battle. The Amerikans didn’t see it that way and it just infuriated them against the Japanese even more.

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