Putin sends Russian frigate to Mediterranean to confront US ships which bomb Syria

Last Updated: April 8, 2017

Vladimir Putin protects Syria against further US airstrikes with the sending the navy’s Admiral Grigorovich frigate to the Mediterranean to position itself between American ships that bombed a military airfield near Homs on Friday.

Vladimir Putin sent the Russian warship, armed with cruise missiles, to Mediterranian with the only aim – to protect Syrian from the bombings by the US. On Friday, the Russian leader decided that navy’s warship will be more useful in the Mediterranean than on the exercise in the Black Sea, TASS informed.

The Russian warship

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The US have reacted with the bombing after Tuesday’s chemical attack – the Americans blamed the Syrian regime for such inhuman act. According to the press, the horrifying attack killed at least 70 people, many of them were children who chocked to the death because of the deficit of the emergency right after the attack.

Donald Trump ordered to bomb the Al-Shayrat airbase, south of the city of Homs, Syria. The local state news informed nine people – four of them were the kids – were killed due to the US launching 60 Tomahawk missiles from Navy ships in the Mediterranean on Thursday night.

Bashar al-Assad called the bombing “reckless, irresponsible behaviour”, while the Russian military top official claimed the effectiveness of the U.S. strikes was extremely low, only 23 of 60 missiles had hit their targets.