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Photo Essay: Daily Life of Russian Soldiers in Syria

What they eat, how they cook their food, how they live, just day to day stuff.   Interesting

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Russian very famous war journalist went to Syria to see how newly come Russian soldiers live in newly established military camps in Syria. He was admitted to visit and see how soldiers live, how they cook food etc. Just a few photos but a good start! Thanks to Sasha for publishing these photos!

Russian military mobile kitchens are in full demand here.
 
 
Cooks come from Russia too.
 
 
They bake their own famous Russian bread.
 
 
"Place to dispense boiled water", people probably afraid of local water and boil it.
 
 
Sasha with friends taste the food soldiers eat there.
 
 
And those are mobile homes - in containers - that are now used by Russian army in Syria. Those container homes have beds, windows and are air conditioned.
 
 
Here you can see it from outside - looks pretty comfortable.
 
 
And this is a display of Russian "Southern" type of uniform. Usually Russian uniform is targeted for the colder climes, but here are the Southern types of it are used. Look at those shoes - they are a hybrid between well known "Crocs" and just normal leather shoes, designed specially for Russian Army.
 
 
And here is the soldiers laundry and ironing goes on.
 
 
Just your normal laundry but also in the container.
 

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