Are special forces assassinating Russian officers in Syria? The ‘Ukrainian attack’ turned into a sabotage operation.

Colonel Oleg Pechevisty was killed last week in the central Syrian province.

By Elijah J. Magnier

In recent months, the West has warned of an imminent Ukrainian ‘spring offensive’ to defeat Russian forces beyond Crimea. This alleged attack, said to involve tens of thousands of troops equipped with advanced weaponry and backed by western intelligence and logistic support, has been a topic of discussion for several months. However, recent events suggest that this so-called ‘attack’ may be a series of covert sabotage operations, assassinations, drone strikes and targeted killings of Russian officers in Russia and various parts of the world, carried out by unknown secret special forces.

According to security sources in the Syrian capital Damascus, “an attack occurred in the Khan Shaykhun area of Maarat al-Numan, Idlib, in the last week of last month of May. A group of highly trained and unknown special forces broke through the barbed wire …

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