Russian Missiles Arrive in Syria

“Syria has received the first shipment of Russian antiaircraft S-300…

“Syria has received the first shipment of Russian antiaircraft S-300 rockets,” said President Bashar al-Assad in an interview on the television channel Hezbollah, which in recent weeks has dramatically increased its military intervention in Syria on the side of Mr. Assad’s government. “The rest of the shipment will arrive later today.”

The weapons may be used to combat any airstrikes from neighboring Israel, and would also complicate the implementation of a “No-Fly Zone” in Syria.

Read more at NYTimes.com.

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