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Russia Will Not Sit Idly by as jihadists Press Iraq Assault
Al Arabiya ^ | Saturday, 28 June 2014

Posted on 06/28/2014 12:23:11 PM PDT by nickcarraway

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said in Damascus on Saturday that his country “will not remain passive” as jihadists push an offensive in Syria’s neighbor Iraq.

“Russia will not remain passive to the attempts by some groups to spread terrorism in the region,” Ryabkov told journalists after meeting with President Bashar al-Assad.

Sunni militants, led by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) which is active in both Syria and Iraq, have seized vast territory north and west of Baghdad since launching their offensive two weeks ago.

(Excerpt) Read more at english.alarabiya.net ...


TOPICS: Extended News; Foreign Affairs; Russia; Syria
KEYWORDS: iran; iraq; kurdistan; lebanon; putinsbuttboys; russia; su25; syria

1 posted on 06/28/2014 12:23:11 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

bttt


2 posted on 06/28/2014 12:24:23 PM PDT by ConservativeMan55 (In America, we don't do pin pricks. But sometimes we elect them.)
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To: nickcarraway

I bet Obama will oppose any effort at Russian intervention. Obama wants the Caliphate.


3 posted on 06/28/2014 12:25:17 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy ("Harvey Dent, can we trust him?" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HBsdV--kLoQ)
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To: nickcarraway

What do they propose to do about it?


4 posted on 06/28/2014 12:28:26 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: ClearCase_guy
“I will stand with the Muslims should the political winds shift in an ugly direction.”

Page 261, paperback edition of ∅’s book “The Audacity of Hope.

5 posted on 06/28/2014 12:29:07 PM PDT by QT3.14 (Tagline space for sale)
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To: ClearCase_guy
Obama wants the Caliphate.

He seems to. But, he wouldn't want to be subject to Sharia, himself!

6 posted on 06/28/2014 12:29:30 PM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: nickcarraway

Would Vladimir actually involve Russia militarily in the Iraq situation and do what many believe the US should be doing?
Obama has certainly given Putin the opening to take some action against ISIS.


7 posted on 06/28/2014 12:30:06 PM PDT by Will88
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To: smokingfrog

From the reports we’ve been hearing they had better get a move on.


8 posted on 06/28/2014 12:30:23 PM PDT by TigersEye ("No man left behind" means something different to 0bama.)
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To: Pearls Before Swine

It’s my understanding that sharia winks at sodomy, at least at the “pitcher”. Don’t know Hissein’s preferred position.


9 posted on 06/28/2014 12:31:20 PM PDT by mrsmel (One Who Can See)
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To: nickcarraway

They miss a strong man in the region that buys large quantities of their military hardware.


10 posted on 06/28/2014 12:33:12 PM PDT by edpc (Wilby 2016)
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To: nickcarraway

It’s a different kind of World Cup tournament.

Jerusalem is the final prize.

The sound of angels and demons sharpening their swords.


11 posted on 06/28/2014 12:35:08 PM PDT by lurk
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To: nickcarraway
< spinmode >I'm sure the Russians only have Middle Easterners' best interests at heart...

< reality mode >How powerful would Putin be if he could cut off everyone's oil as well as their gas?

12 posted on 06/28/2014 12:36:25 PM PDT by ZOOKER (Until further notice the /s is implied...)
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To: ZOOKER

I am sure Putin has Russia’s interests at heart.
I wish we could say that Obama has America’s interests at heart.


13 posted on 06/28/2014 12:39:04 PM PDT by Maine Mariner
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To: nickcarraway

Putin on the Risk

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FNXd3wX_USc


14 posted on 06/28/2014 12:43:06 PM PDT by bunkerhill7 ("The Second Amendment has no limits n firepower"-NY State Senator Kathleen A. Marchione.")
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To: nickcarraway

I do not think the Russians take prisoners... for long.
They make em talk then kill them.


15 posted on 06/28/2014 12:45:31 PM PDT by minnesota_bound
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To: Will88

According to foreign news sources Putin has offered Maliki total support...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/middle-east/Putin-offers-complete-support-to-Iraq-Iran-says-Obama-lacks-will-to-combat-terrorism/articleshow/36904573.cms


16 posted on 06/28/2014 12:50:01 PM PDT by Tammy8
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To: nickcarraway

Russia recognize there is a rare strategic opportunity to slaughter their most determined jihadist enemies. ISIL fighters are greatly overextended on Iraq. Their rear supply bases are being harassed by Hezbollah and Syrian air attacks. Their center flank faces ferocious Kurds who are anxious to seize more territory. Their southern thrust against Baghdad has for now been stopped by the Iraqi army bolstered by enthusiastic Shi’ite militia. The Russians know that with proper leadership, coordination and logistics, the ISIL could be placed in a deadly vise.


17 posted on 06/28/2014 12:51:34 PM PDT by allendale
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To: nickcarraway

Russia is very well aware of the implications having the “Ring of Fire” at their southern borders. Funding Shias balances out the Sunnis.


18 posted on 06/28/2014 1:00:10 PM PDT by Salvavida (The restoration of the U.S.A. starts with filling the pews at every Bible-believing church.)
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To: nickcarraway

Could ISIS be the germ of Armageddon???


19 posted on 06/28/2014 1:02:04 PM PDT by Elsiejay
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To: Tammy8

That the third wire copy report I saw Friday night


20 posted on 06/28/2014 1:17:30 PM PDT by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media bases belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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To: nickcarraway

The Chechens have been flooding that area, and Putie hates them and the other Islam serial killers.

He can accomplish a lot of goals by helping to wipe out the ISIS serial killers and their Chechenian and other Islamic buddies flooding that area for their Jihad.


21 posted on 06/28/2014 1:23:24 PM PDT by Grampa Dave ( Herr Obozo, the Sunni Won-Doer, will not divert $'s from his war on Americans to help our Veterans!)
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To: lurk
"It’s a different kind of World Cup tournament.

Jerusalem is the final prize.
"

That's the way the nations of idolators of various types and shadows increasingly see it.


22 posted on 06/28/2014 1:35:33 PM PDT by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of corruption smelled around the planet.)
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To: Elsiejay
"Could ISIS be the germ of Armageddon???"

See comment #22.


23 posted on 06/28/2014 1:37:18 PM PDT by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of corruption smelled around the planet.)
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To: ZOOKER; Bulwyf
"< reality mode >How powerful would Putin be if he could cut off everyone's oil as well as their gas? "

We should be helping to improve the Canol Road and much more. Our leaders should be getting on their knees to Harper to let the oil flow through the Keystone XL and much more.


24 posted on 06/28/2014 1:47:18 PM PDT by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of corruption smelled around the planet.)
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To: nickcarraway

Well, I do hope Russia and Assad run them all out of Syria! Israel could handle Assad all right, but an al Qaeda Syria would be a nightmare for Israel.


25 posted on 06/28/2014 1:47:28 PM PDT by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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To: ClearCase_guy
I bet Obama will oppose any effort at Russian intervention.

I doubt Putin will lose much sleep over it.

26 posted on 06/28/2014 1:55:24 PM PDT by Hugin
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To: minnesota_bound

I remember back in the 80s when diplomats were being snatched left and right in Lebanon, someone made the mistake of grabbing some Russians. The KGB kidnapped some of the kidnappers relatives and sent some body parts to them, with the promise of more to follow. The Russians were released, and nobody kidnapped any Russians again.


27 posted on 06/28/2014 1:59:45 PM PDT by Hugin
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To: Tammy8
According to foreign news sources Putin has offered Maliki total support...

I guess we might learn what Putin means as it's reported that Iraq has launched some counterattacks against ISIS today. We'll see if any Russian support materializes.

But idiot Obama, by doing nothing meaningful, has sure given Russia an entre into that area through both Syria and Iraq.

28 posted on 06/28/2014 2:14:01 PM PDT by Will88
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To: nickcarraway

The Russians have always been allied with the Sunnis


29 posted on 06/28/2014 2:16:16 PM PDT by AppyPappy
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To: nickcarraway

The Russians won’t wait for terrorists to take over the middle east.

Obama won’t wait for congress to pass immigration reform.


30 posted on 06/28/2014 3:24:12 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican (Liberals were raised by women or wimps.)
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To: nickcarraway

Yeah; the Russians will sell them weapons.


31 posted on 06/28/2014 3:55:52 PM PDT by 5th MEB (Progressives in the open; --- FIRE FOR EFFECT!!)
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To: nickcarraway

According to a report on Press TV,the Bagdad government has received the first batch of Russian made Sukhoi fighter planes to use them against the militants.

http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2014/06/28/368955/obama-throws-gasoline-on-mideast-fire/


32 posted on 06/28/2014 4:08:05 PM PDT by baysider
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To: nickcarraway

Sorry about the link on my previous post. This is the correct link on Press Tv :

http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2014/06/28/369057/iraq-receives-fighter-jets-from-russia/


33 posted on 06/28/2014 4:13:05 PM PDT by baysider
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To: lurk

Fatima and Medjugore are all about Russia. And Russia is all about getting ready for a nuke strike both ways.


34 posted on 06/28/2014 4:21:49 PM PDT by x_plus_one
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To: Salvavida
The average Russian thinks that Alaska should be part of Russia. Read the blogs. The Russian Govt is flush with petro cash and wants to duplicate their efforts in North America. Russia is drilling to take a nuke strike while they take out the east coast, the west coast and major metro areas every where else.

The Russian Orthodox Church is blessing holy warriors with every graduating class from a military academy. Putin has christian religious visions and sees Russia as the next owner of the mantle of Christian Civilization.The writing is on the wall.

These are the people that survived Chernobyl and learned from it.

If Israel gets nuked we are next.

35 posted on 06/28/2014 4:28:48 PM PDT by x_plus_one (The enemy is at the gate and the writing is on the wall. Islam Delenda Est.)
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To: AppyPappy

~The Russians have always been allied with the Sunnis~

You might be kidding.


36 posted on 06/28/2014 6:18:58 PM PDT by wetphoenix
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To: x_plus_one
Israel will not get nuked. It would make God a liar (biblical prophesy). The US may very well, or we will implode like Rome (more likely).

The Russians will more likely watch us implode, seeing how we are plummeting at an increasing speed. They don't need to risk their cities.

They are however, very concerned about the crapastan countries to the south. Particularly around Sochi.

37 posted on 06/28/2014 11:01:28 PM PDT by Salvavida (The restoration of the U.S.A. starts with filling the pews at every Bible-believing church.)
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To: Salvavida

The nuke drills are not posturing for propaganda.


38 posted on 06/29/2014 2:44:34 AM PDT by x_plus_one (The enemy is at the gate and the writing is on the wall. Islam Delenda Est.)
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To: x_plus_one

Not at all. They are prudent. We do them too.


39 posted on 06/29/2014 8:06:35 AM PDT by Salvavida (The restoration of the U.S.A. starts with filling the pews at every Bible-believing church.)
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To: Salvavida

The Russians and Chinese are NOT afraid to go nuclear on the Islamic hoard. It is also partially the reason Iran is building nuclear weapons itself (and why it is not so much of a concern anymore at this point).


40 posted on 06/30/2014 10:45:57 AM PDT by Thunder90 (All posts soley represent my own opinion.)
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To: Thunder90
Homophones, great words though.

hoard:
A stock or store of money or valued objects, typically one that is secret or carefully guarded.

horde:
A large group of people.

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41 posted on 06/30/2014 10:54:01 AM PDT by Mycroft Holmes (The fool is always greater than the proof.)
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