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Syrian rebels report about killing of Russian general

10:12, 08.08.2012 Region: World News, Russia Theme: Politics

The Free Syrian Army reported about killing of Russian general who was working in Syria as an adviser to the defense ministry and head of the Russia’s chief of staff, Al Arabiya television reported.   

The Army said that killing of a general, Al Arabiya names him Vladmir Petrovic Kojaiv, and his translator Ahmed Aiq proves that Russia is involved in the Syrian conflict. They also said that had seized a number of documents and maps, Gazeta.ru reports.

The Al Arabiya website shows the general’s ID issued in Syria.

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