Video of alleged Russian Hind flying low over an opposition group on Mount Akrad approximately 25 miles north-east of Latakia.
It is only a matter of time until Russian forces are taken hostage in this conflict, it is inevitable either due to incoming fire or mechanical failure.
If that happens and the hostages are subsequently executed on video then things will escalate enormously, both Russian reaction and the backing of Gulf / Arab states to certain opposition groups and their coalitions.
Just see Chechnya for precedent.
The title of the link is exactly as found on the source website.
- LiveLeak link (08 Oct 2015) – A Russian Mi-24 passes low over a small group of Syrian patriots on Mount Akrad (Oct 8th, ’15