For the first time Russia deploys its S-300 air defense missile system outside its borders. Report at the BBC.

Jonathan Wade adds that the missile system might be a sign that Russia intends to build a base to kept Russian ships in the Mediterranean for a long period of time. The Russians may also have moved the system to Tartus because the French deployed the Charles De Gaulle air craft carrier in order to destroy targets in Mosul. Find the report at Conflict News!