In the days after the strike, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and other USA officials said they had no information on Russian casualties, and the Kremlin wouldn't immediately confirm any Russian deaths.
SourcestoldBloomberg that US forceskilledmore than 200 contract soldiers, mostly Russians fighting on behalf of Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad, last week. The U.S. official put the death toll in the fighting at about 100, with 200 to 300 injured, but was unable to say how many were Russians.
Ionov said he was speaking out because he wanted the Russianskilled to be officially recognised for their sacrifice - regardless of whether they were fighting for their country or for money.
The United States described the February 7 airstrike southeast of the city of Deir al-Zour as a counterattack after an unprovoked assault by pro-government forces on a base where USA troops were operating in support of local partner units. However, U.N. Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura joined Russia's, and Iran's attempts to mediate negotiations hoping they would revive Geneva's peace process.
Reports indicate that on Wednesday, a pro-Syrian ground force of 500-600, which included T-55 and T-72 tanks, howitzers, and mobile rocket launchers, engaged in an attack on the rebel held base. "We continue to look at what those forces were composed of ... and it's going to take some time to fully understand who was down there ... and there's a fair number of groups involved with this, and it's always hard to sort that out".
"The Kremlin has no desire to go to war with the US a month before the election", Frolov said.
It was eventually revealed that Russian military contractors were mixed in with the Assad regime's allies in that attack, and a number of them were killed.
The U.S. -led coalition was set up in 2014 to battle Islamic State fighters in both Syria and Iraq, which were largely defeated past year.
As details from the ground continue to emerge, however, the attack was an even bigger deal than the one Syria's government already took to the UN Security Council as a massacre, with in excess of 200 fighters actually believed to have been killed by the USA, and scores of Russians among them.
Some observers alleged that the attackers might have been tempted to take over the oil facilities because of a rumored relocation of some of the Kurdish fighters there to the Kurdish enclave of Afrin in northern Syria, which is facing a Turkish offensive.
He said that talk of "separatist inclinations" by some sides are the results of the American actions as they have misled those sides into thinking will remain under the United States custody and protection no matter what they do, which also caused a reaction from Turkey. He says his group has managed to verify six Russian deaths. "The information is being verified".
Vladimir Loginov, a 52-year-old Cossack from Russia's western Kaliningrad exclave "died in an unequal battle in the area of Syria's Deir Ezzor", the Baltic Cossack Union in Kaliningrad said in a statement, according to AFP.
Russian mercenaries are reportedly being used for two purposes: to achieve objectives that the poorly trained and equipped Syrian Arab Army are not capable of achieving alone, and to hide the true cost of Russia's involvement in Syria.
Russian President Vladimir Putin's spokesman Dmitry Peskov wouldn't comment on the casualties, saying Moscow only tracks the country's armed forces.
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